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Young Man Playing a Noh Drum

Artist:
Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)
Period:
Edo period (1615–1868)
Culture:
Japan
Medium:
Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper
Dimensions:
H. 17 7/16 in. (44.3 cm); W. 8 1/8 in. (20.6 cm)
Classification:
Prints
Credit Line:
H. O. Havemeyer Collection, Bequest of Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer, 1929
Accession Number:
JP1623
Not on view
A young man beats a Noh drum in his private chamber. Behind him is a decorative alcove in which flowers are arranged in a bamboo basket before a painted hanging scroll featuring an image of Hotei.
Signature: Suzuki Harunobu ga
Mrs. H. O. (Louisine W.) Havemeyer , New York (until d. 1929; bequeathed to MMA).
New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "A Beautiful Country: Yamato-e in Japanese Art," November 20, 2010–June 5, 2011.

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