User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

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

Start collecting

Inscription

Poem by Toshiyori: Asu mo komu/ Noji no Tamagawa/ hagi koete/ iro naru nami ni/ tsuki yadorikeri

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu ga

Marks

Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

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

Japanese, Edo period, about 1768 (Meiwa 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #318; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #345.2, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 316

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.2 x 20.2 cm (11 1/8 x 7 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4655

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints