Suzuki Harunobu (1725-1770)Woodblock Prints Title:
Children Performing a Lion Dance at a Festival1st Publication:
Horizontal ˘ban; 28.4 x 40.6 cm (11 3/16 x 16 in.)Date of this edition: 1760 Publisher:
Stained, rubbing, toning, thinning. Backed on an acid free Taisho Era Paper. Original colors are still strong and present. Fair to good overall condition.Notes:
Extremely rare, large original Harunobu Print.
The poem by riho reads in Japanese : Furiwakeshi/ kami mo isamu ya/ kagura shishi. A similar version can be fouind at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, as seen HEREPictures:
Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.