The Jewel River of Mount Kôya (Kôya 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 高野の玉川」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Hinohara, Utagawa Kunisada (Ôta Mus., 2016), p. 16; Seikado, Kunisada (exh. cat., 1996), #100; the series: Schaap, Kunisada (exh. cat., 2016), checklist 1-84

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.3 x 26 cm (14 5/16 x 10 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

34.505

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