The Ide Jewel River, a Famous Place in Yamashiro Province (Ide no Tamagawa, Yamashiro meisho), from an untitled series of Six Jewel Rivers (Mu Tamagawa)

六玉川 「伊手の玉川 山城名所」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #164; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #344.5.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 105; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p.71, #112; Waterhouse, Harunobu and his Age (1964), #34

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.9 x 21.8 cm (11 3/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4528

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 21.4528 (first state), 06.499 (second state)

Inscription

Poem by Shunzei: Koma tomete/ nao mizu kawan/ yamabuki no/ hana no tsuyu sou/ Ide no Tamagawa

Signed

Unsigned
無款

Provenance

May 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection