Lovers' Parting Embrace through a Mosquito Net
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #236; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #463, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 125
Vertical chûban; 28.4 x 21.1 cm (11 3/16 x 8 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Second state, with heads replaced.
Suzuki Harunobu ga
Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection