Kingfisher and Morning Glories
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Attributed to Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #063; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 1 (1982), pl. 89
Vertical chûban; 25.6 x 19 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
The seal at right gives the cyclical date (kinoto tori) for 1765 and the character for “large,” but the long months do not seem to be indicated.
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection