The Ide Jewel River in Yamashiro Province (Yamashiro Ide), from the series Six Jewel Rivers in Various Provinces (Shokoku Mu Tamagawa)

「諸国六玉川 山城井出」

Japanese
Edo period
1857 (Ansei 4), 11th month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Maruya Kyûshirô


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 252, ôban #29.6

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 34.3 x 23 cm (13 1/2 x 9 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6624

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.21134 (creped), 21.6624

Inscription

Poem by Shunzei, from the Shin Kokinshû: Koma tomete/ nao mizu kawan/ yamabuki no/ hana no tsuyu sou/ Ide no Tamagawa

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 11
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、巳十一
彫師:なし

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection