Wild Geese in Rain (Uchû no kari)

「雨中の雁」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1771–72 (Meiwa 8–9)
Artist Shiba Kôkan (Suzuki Harushige) (Japanese, 1747–1818), Forgery of Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #605; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 591; Waterhouse, Harunobu and His Age (1964), #54

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.7 x 21.2 cm (10 7/8 x 8 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4472

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Aki no ame ni/ mono samuku nari/ yami no yo o/ koe bakari nite/ wataru karigane

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection