The Kôya Jewel River, a Famous Place in Kii Province (Kôya no Tamagawa, Kii no kuni no meisho), from the series The Six Jewel Rivers in Popular Customs (Fûzoku Mu Tamagawa)

「風俗六玉川 高野の玉川 紀伊国の名所」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #565; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #794.1, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 437; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #142

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69.9 x 12.5 cm (27 1/2 x 4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4539

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 Kûkai: Wasurete mo/ kumu ya shitsuran/ tabibito no/ Takano no oku no/ Tamagawa no mizu

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga
鈴木春信画

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#379); December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection