|Size/Format: ||Chuban Tate-e, 10.75 by 8.25ins.|
|Description: ||A bijin, holding a hair pin, gazes through an open shoji screen, drawn by the sound of snipe above the river outside. On the floor beside her are two volumes of the Tsure-zure-gusa of Yoshida Kenko (1283-1350). |
|Condition: ||Slight fading otherwise very good.|
|Impression: ||Fine impression of the first state.|
|Notes: ||Illustrated in Yoshida's Harunobu, Page 69. Also, Hillier's Suzuki Harunobu, Plate 93, where he discusses this design at length.