The Jewel River of Bush Clover (Hagi no Tamagawa), from an untitled series of Six Jewel Rivers (Mu Tamagawa)

六玉川 「萩の玉川」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1768 (Meiwa 5)
Artist Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #318; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #345.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 316

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.2 x 20.2 cm (11 1/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4655

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Inscription

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

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Markings

Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection