Woman Painting Bamboo

うきふし (墨絵を描く女)

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #464; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #265, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 517

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.9 x 21 cm (11 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4445

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.487, 11.19523, 21.4445

Inscription

Poem: Kuretake no/ ukifushi shigeku/ narinikeri/ sanomi wa ni mo to/ omoishi mono wo

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#81); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection