Jul 29, 2014

The Heron Maiden Standing Beneath a Willow Tree

The Heron Maiden Standing Beneath a Willow Tree


after Suzuki Harunobu 鈴木春信

(Japanese, 1724–1770)

Color woodblock print

Sheet: 27.7 x 20.8 cm (10 7/8 x 8 3/16 in.)

The Kelvin Smith Collection, given by Mrs. Kelvin Smith 1985.310



Suzuki Harunobu produced the original design for this print in about 1766 to 1767. The brighter colors of this print, and in particular the unfaded color of the water indicates that it is of a later date.

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