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Titled "Courtesan Reading a Letter by Moonlight Reflected on Snow; Parody of Son Kang"

見立孫康 (雪明かりで文を読む女)

Artist: Suzuki Harunobu (1725–1770)

Date: 1765 (Meiwa 2)

Producer: Risen

Format: Chuban; woodblock printed


10 9/16 x 7 7/8 in.


Third state; without writing on paper. See MFA Boston: 11.19439


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Fine impression, color, and condition; The first state of this print contains the seal of the designer, Risen, and the calendar information written on the letter the courtesan reads. This print is believed to be of the second state of prints produced by Haranobu, one of the earliest woodblock print artists during the early Edo period. 


Harunobu - Moonlight Reading


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