The Heron Maiden (Sagi musume); second state of the print originally titled Winter: Snowflowers (Fuyu, mutsu no hana), from the series Fahionable Flowers of the Four Seasons (Fûzoku shiki no hana)

鷺娘 (風俗四季の華 冬 むつの華)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #453; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #687.4.2, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 324

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.3 x 24.7 cm (13 1/2 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4661

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

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