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Beauty under an Umbrella in the Snow

Artist:
Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Date:
ca. 1770
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print (pillar print); ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H. 26 3/4 in. (67.9 cm); W. 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1922
Accession Number:
JP1376
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)
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