The Jewel River of Bush-clover, a Famous Place in Ômi Province (Hagi no Tamagawa, Ômi meisho), from the series The Six Jewel Rivers in Popular Customs (Fûzoku Mu Tamagawa)

「風俗六玉川 萩の玉川 近江名所」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #564; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #794.2, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 567; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #138; Waterhouse, Harunobu and his Age (1964), #56

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 68.5 x 12.2 cm (26 15/16 x 4 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4538

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

Poem: Asu mo komu/ Noji no Tamagawa/ hagi koete/ iro naru nami ni/ tsuki yadorikeri

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

February 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from J. Clarence Webster Collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection