Reading a Letter by a Street Lantern
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #256; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #590, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 6
Vertical chûban; 27.4 x 20.8 cm (10 13/16 x 8 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
No other impression is known.
Suzuki Harunobu ga
Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co., Boston; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection