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Young Man Playing a Shakuhachi

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MFA impressions: 06.480 (first state), 11.21231 (second state), 21.4536 (fourth state, probably with revamped colors), 21.4677 (first state)

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

Provenance

January 1917, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; 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. #547; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #757, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 430; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #163

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 67.5 x 12 cm (26 9/16 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4677

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints