Lovers under an Umbrella in the Snow
about 1766–67 (Meiwa 3–4)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #171; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #530.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 107; Waterhouse, Harunobu and His Age (1964), #33
Vertical chûban; 26.6 x 19.8 cm (10 1/2 x 7 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Probably the first state of this very famous design.
MFA impressions: 21.4403 (Meiji reproduction?), 21.4530 (first state?)
Suzuki Harunobu ga
May 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection