The Jewel River of Plovers (Chidori no Tamagawa), from an untitled series of Six Jewel Rivers (Mu Tamagawa)

六玉川 「千鳥の玉川」

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), #600; Ukiyo-e shuka supp. 2 (1982), pl. 370

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.7 x 19.4 cm (10 1/8 x 7 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.4998

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

Signed

Harunobu ga
春信画

Provenance

August 1919, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frederick W. Gookin; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection