The Jewel River of Plovers, a Famous Place in Mutsu Province (Chidori Tamagawa, Mutsu no meisho), from the series The Six Jewel Rivers in Popular Customs (Fûzoku Mu Tamagawa)

「風俗六玉川 千鳥玉川 陸奥の名所」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #567; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #794.3, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 569

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 72.9 x 13.4 cm (28 11/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4568

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 Nôin Hôsh: Yû sareba/ shiokaze koshite/ Michinoku no/ Noda no Tamagawa/ chidori naku nari

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu hitsu
鈴木春信筆

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; October 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection