The Jewel River of Mount Kôya (Kôya no Tamagawa), from an untitled series of the Six Jewel Rivers (Mu Tamagawa)

六玉川 「高野玉川」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795 (Kansei 7)
Artist Chôbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #82.4; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 178, list no. 198a; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #535

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 29.8 x 22.3 cm (11 3/4 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.14080

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.14080, RES.53.148

Signed

Eishi zu
栄之図

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911)

NOTES:
[1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection