鈴木春信画「風俗四季歌仙 立春」

Polychrome woodblock print; ink and color on paper | 27.9 x 21cm | c. 1768

Suzuki Harunobu

A young man with a sword tucked into his sash looks up at a young woman in the doorway as he gestures toward a bitter-orange (daidai) tree in the garden. The artist puns on a classical poem by Fujiwara no Shunzei (1114–1204) that refers to opening th...
read more