Praying for Rain (Amagoi), from the series Fashionable Seven Komachi (Fûryû nana Komachi)

風流七小町 雨乞

Japanese
Edo period
about 1772–73 (Meiwa 9–An'ei 2)
Artist Shiba Kôkan (Suzuki Harushige) (Japanese, 1747–1818), Influence of Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #609; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 594

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 23 x 15.4 cm (9 1/16 x 6 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.473

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.473, 21.4474

Signed

Harushige ga
春重画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection