Shinto Priestess (Miko) Dancing at a Shrine
1766 (Meiwa 3)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #104; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #201.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 22; Waterhouse, Harunobu and His Age (1964), #58
Vertical chûban; 28.3 x 20.1 cm (11 1/8 x 7 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 21.4433 (with calendar marks), 21.4434 (later, without calendar marks)
Calendrical numbers for 1766 (Meiwa 3) are concealed in the bells.
September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection