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

六玉川 高野玉川

Japanese
Edo period
about 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Matsumura Tatsuemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #244; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #489.1, and pl. 138; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 63.1.1; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #252; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #98

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 25 cm (14 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6459

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection