The Chôfu Jewel River (Chôfu no Tamagawa), from the series Six Modern Jewel-like Faces (Tôsei mu tamagao), a pun on Six Jewel Rivers (Mu Tamagawa)

「当世六玉顔 調布之玉川」

Japanese
Edo period
1830s
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Moritaya Hanzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Kuniyoshi & Kunisada (2016), #167; the series: Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), checklist 1-84

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.5 x 25.7 cm (14 3/8 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.507

Medium or Technique

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

On View

Lois B. and Michael K. Torf Gallery (Gallery 184)

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga
香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter