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Woman Standing beside a Mosquito Net Reading a Letter

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First state, showing roof of mosquito net.

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; 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 1768–69 (Meiwa 5–6)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #537; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #802, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 426; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #177

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 65.7 x 12.1 cm (25 7/8 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4570

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints