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

六玉川 井手玉川

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #489.3, and pl. 57; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 63.1.3; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #99; the series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 244-7 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 24.9 cm (14 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6460

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
Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa
改印:なし

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#269); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection