Two Young Women and a Crab at Susaki

州崎の蟹 (蟹のいたずら)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #251; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #458, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 279

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.4 x 21.4 cm (11 3/16 x 8 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1501

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

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederick Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper