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The Ide Jewel River, from an untitled series of Six Jewel Rivers (Mu Tamagawa)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

Provenance

Purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from W. L. Keane collection (#269); 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 1795–96 (Kansei 7–8)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #489.3, and pl. 57; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 63.1.3; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #99; the series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 244-7 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38 x 24.9 cm (14 15/16 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6460

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints