The Brine Maidens Matsukaze and Murasame on Suma Beach

浜辺に立つ松風と村雨

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #476; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #342, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 404

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28 x 20.6 cm (11 x 8 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4651

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

A later version of this design, by Kiyonaga: 11.19345.

Inscription

Poem: Wakuraba ni/ tou hito araba/ Suma no ura ni/ moshio taretsutsu/ wabu to kotae yo

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection