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Geisha and Attendant on Riverbank

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Inscription

Poem: Fukigara ni/ egakeru kumo ni/ kienubeshi/ ôgi ni tatamu/ yama no ha no kaze

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

Provenance

Ross Collection by exchange

Credit Line

Museum purchase with funds by exchange from the Denman Waldo Ross Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #406; Ishigami, "Fûryû zashiki hakkai," in Ukiyo-e geijuitsu 165 (2008), p. 83, fig. 29; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #227, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 499

Dimensions

Hosoban; 32 x 14.7 cm (12 5/8 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.98

Medium or Technique

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

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Collections

Asia

Classifications

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