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Parody of the Muken no Kane Scene in the Play Hiragana Seisuiki: Woman Standing on a Veranda outside a Room with a Party

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Signed

Harunobu ga 春信画

Provenance

March 1915, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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 1767–68 (Meiwa 4–5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #225; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #431, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 122

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.4 x 20.9 cm (11 3/16 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4529

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints