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

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MFA impressions: 06.1118, 21.4416

Inscription

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

Signed

Unsigned

Marks

Collector's seal: Hayashi Tadamasa

Provenance

Formerly in the Sumitomo collection; April 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; 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. #169; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #344.3, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 36; Yoshida, Harunobu zenshû (1942), #117

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 28.2 x 20.9 cm (11 1/8 x 8 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4416

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints