The Jewel River of Ide (Ide no Tamagawa), from the series Six Modern Jewel-like Faces (Tôsei mu tamagao), a pun on Six Jewel Rivers (Mu Tamagawa)

「当世六玉顔 井手の玉川」

Japanese
Edo period
1830s
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Moritaya Hanzô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Seikado, Kunisada (exh. cat., 1996), #102; the series: Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), checklist 1-84, photo p. 161

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 25.7 cm (14 7/16 x 10 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

34.506

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga
香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1934, bequest of Nellie Parney Carter to the MFA. (Accession Date: October 4, 1934)

Credit Line

Nellie Parney Carter Collection—Bequest of Nellie Parney Carter