Mount Hôrai, the Isle of the Immortals

蓬莱島

Japanese
Edo period
about 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #577; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #840, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 444

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 79.1 x 15.3 cm (31 1/8 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

21.4557

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Chinese poem by Fukagawa Shinna: Shitsu to shite baishôchiku kataku/ ju o tsutaete kame tsuru nagashi

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

December 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Y. Sumitomo & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection