Young Woman Tying Her Obi beside a Bamboo Bench
1765 (Meiwa 2)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #067; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #160.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 177
Vertical chûban; 27.8 x 21.2 cm (10 15/16 x 8 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Right sheet of an incomplete diptych (or possibly triptych).
MFA impressions: 11.13402 (first state, with calendar marks on the smoking set and signature of designer Shisen), 21.4592 (second state, with calendar marks and signature removed)
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection