Calendrical information for 1765 is concealed in the border of the background screen and in the obi of the dancer.
Seal: Kyôsen no in
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
Japanese, Edo period, 1765 (Meiwa 2)
- Artist Suzuki Harunobu, Japanese, 1725–1770
Waterhouse cat. #037; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #183.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 11
Horizontal chuban; 22.8 x 32.2 cm (9 x 12 11/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper