Sima Guang, as a Boy, Saving Another Boy from Drowning in a Jar

幼児を救う司馬光少年

Japanese
Edo period
about 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Suzuki Harunobu (exh. cat., 2017), #65; Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #296; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #374, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 136

Dimensions

Vertical chuban; 26.6 x 20.5 cm (10 1/2 x 8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.347

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter