Young Woman as the Bodhisattva Fugen

見立普賢菩薩

Japanese
Edo period
about 1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Komatsuken (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #637; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 613

Dimensions

19.6 x 18 cm (7 11/16 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.5697

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.30136, 21.5697
Left sheet of a pair, with 11.30137, 21.5696.
Numbers for the long months are hidden in the lines of the kimono.

Signed

Komatsu ga
小松画

Markings

Seal: Chô

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection