Polychrome woodblock print (pillar print); ink and color on paper
H. 26 3/4 in. (67.9 cm); W. 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Rogers Fund, 1922
Not on view
The theme of a beauty in the snow was favored by Harunobu, the innovator of multicolor "brocade" prints (nishiki-e). A narrow vertical frame captures the arresting image of a pensive woman standing in quietly falling snow.
Signature: Suzuki Harunobu ga
Frank Lloyd Wright American, Richland Center, Wisconsin 1867–1959 Phoenix, Arizona , Richland Center, WI and Phoenix, AZ (before 1922; sold to MMA)
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Frank Lloyd Wright at the Metropolitan Museum of Art," December 3, 1982–February 27, 1983.
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Snow in Ukiyo-e Prints and Paintings," October 20, 2004–November 26, 2005.