An image of (Lovers in an eggplant field)

Suzuki HARUNOBU

(Japan 1725 – 1770)

(Lovers in an eggplant field)

Other titles:
Girl and a young man
Location
Not on display
Further information

Harunobu was one of the geniuses of 'ukiyo-e'. He is famous not only for the invention of the full-colour print, but also for the creation of images of sweet young beauties, as opposed to the sophisticates of the entertainment district.

The Asian Collections, AGNSW, 2003, pg.248.

Place of origin
Japan
Period
Japan: Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615–1868
Year
late 1760s-1770
Media
Print
Medium
colour woodblock print
Dimensions
28.8 x 21.0 cm
Signature & date
Signed c.l., in Japanese, ink [incised on block] "Harunobu ga [picture by Harunobu]". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1930
Accession number
4350