Two Courtesans, Inside and Outside the Display Window

格子越しに話す二人の女

Japanese
Edo period
about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #539; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #747, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 551

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 58.1 x 11 cm (22 7/8 x 4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.1250

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1248, 06.1250

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection