Fox Woman Looking through a Round Window at Her True Face Reflected in Water

丸窓から顔を水に映す女 (見立葛の葉)

Japanese
Edo period
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770), Designer Seiha (Japanese), Blockcutter Sekine Kaei (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #065; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #122, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 175

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.9 x 19.7 cm (11 3/8 x 7 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4987

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The falling willow leaves form the numbers of the long months.

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Markings

Designer: Seiha kô
Blockcutter: Sekine Kaei shi

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection