Young Man Playing the Shakuhachi

尺八を吹く若衆

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #548; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #757, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 557

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 67.7 x 11.4 cm (26 5/8 x 4 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

06.480

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.480 (first state), 11.21231 (second state), 21.4536 (fourth state, probably with revamped colors), 21.4677 (first state)

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection