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The Ide Jewel River, a Famous Place in Yamashiro Province (Ide no Tamagawa, Yamashiro meisho), from an untitled series of Six Jewel Rivers (Mu Tamagawa)

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MFA impressions: 21.4528 (first state), 06.499 (second state)

Inscription

Poem by Shunzei: Koma tomete/ nao mizu kawan/ yamabuki no/ hana no tsuyu sou/ Ide no Tamagawa

Signed

Unsigned

Provenance

May 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1766–67 (Meiwa 3–4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #164; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #344.5.1, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 105; Gentles, AIC cat. II (1965), p.71, #112; Waterhouse, Harunobu and his Age (1964), #34

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.9 x 21.8 cm (11 3/8 x 8 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4528

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints