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The New Pillow and the First Blossoming of the Plum (Nii-makura, hatsu kaibai), from the series On Flowers of the Fashionable Floating World (Fûryû ukiyo hana ni yosu)

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No other impression is known.

Inscription

Poem: Sode fureba/ iro made utsure/ kurenai no/ hatsuhana some ni/ sakeru umegae

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#616); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1770 (Meiwa 7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #485; Ukiyo-e shuka 4 (1979), list #, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 326

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.6 x 21.8 cm (11 1/4 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4509

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints