London, South Kensington
13 June 2002
Attributed to Harunobu
A chuban print
depicting a lady in an interior holding open a kakemono painted with a view of Mount Fuji, to her right a smoking incense burner modelled as an owl -- 9¼in. x 7¼in. (23.5cms x 18.5cms), (area of restoration).
There is a very similar design, also unsigned, attributed to Harunobu, illustrated no. 79 in The Art Institute of Chicago, Clarence Buckingham Collection of Japanese Prints, Volume II.
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