The Chôfu Jewel River, from an untitled series of Six Jewel Rivers (Mu Tamagawa)

六玉川 調布玉川

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Matsumura Tatsuemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #247; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #489.5, and pl. 141; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 63.2.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.9 x 24.7 cm (14 15/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6461

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

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#71); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection