The Cloth-fulling Jewel River, a Famous Place in Settsu Province (Tôi no Tamagawa, Settsu no meisho), from an untitled series of Six Jewel rivers (Mu Tamagawa)

六玉川 「壔衣の玉川 摂津の名所」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1766–67 (Meiwa 3–4)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

MFA, Suzuki Harunobu (exh. cat., 2017), #68; Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #167; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #344.4.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 238

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.5 x 20.2 cm (10 7/16 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.3601

Medium or Technique

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

Out on Loan

On display at Chiba City Museum of Art, Japan, September 6, 2017 – October 23, 2017

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.4628, 50.3601

Inscription

Poem by Sagami: Matsukaze no/ oto dani aki wa/ sabishiki ni/ koromo utsu nari/ Tamagawa no sato

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

1950, gift of Gordon Abbott (Manchester), Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr. (Beverly), and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop (Boston). (Accession date: December 14, 1950)

Credit Line

Gift of Gordon Abbott, Mrs. George L. Batchelder, Jr., and Mrs. Francis B. Lothrop