The Cloth-fulling Jewel River (Tôi no Tamagawa), from an untitled series of Six Jewel rivers (Mu Tamagawa)

六玉川 「檮衣」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1770–71 (Meiwa 7–8)
Artist Shiba Kôkan (Suzuki Harushige) (Japanese, 1747–1818), Forgery of Suzuki Harunobu (Japanese, 1725–1770)


Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse, The Harunobu Decade (2013), #598; Ukiyo-e shûka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 587

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.4 x 14.5 cm (10 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.54.40

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 Sagami: Matsukaze no/ oto dani aki wa/ sabishiki ni/ koromo utsu nari/ Tamagawa no sato

Signed

(Harunobu ga, at lower right, cut off of this impression)

Provenance

1954, by exchange from Worcester Art Museum to the MFA. (Accession Date: April 8, 1954)

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24