Jewel River of Plovers in Mutsu Province (Mutsu Chidori Tamagawa), from the series Fashionable Six Jewel Rivers (Fûryû Mu Tamagawa)

「風流六玉川 陸奥 千鳥の玉川」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro II (Japanese, ?–1831?), Publisher Yamashiroya Tôemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Another print in the series: Ukiyo-e shûka 13 (1981), p. 178, fig. 185

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 35 x 23 cm (13 3/4 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.45

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24