Art on Tuesday: Suzuki Harunobu

 

Harunobu,_the_dallianceYoung couple playing the shamisen approx. 1768 by Suzuki Harunobu (1718-1770). Woodblock print (ukiyo-e). He painted mostly scenes of women of teahouses or merchant daughters in an idealistic style. Often with softly flowing lines symbolizing their inner feelings.

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