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The Jewel River of Plovers, a Famous Place in Mutsu Province (Chidori Tamagawa, Mutsu no meisho), from the series The Six Jewel Rivers in Popular Customs (Fûzoku Mu Tamagawa)

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Inscription

Poem by Nôin Hôshi.

Signed

Suzuki Harunobu hitsu

Provenance

Formerly in the Kobayashi collection; October 1913, 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 1769–70 (Meiwa 6–7)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #567; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #794.3, and supp. 2 (1982), pl. 569

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 72.9 x 13.4 cm (28 11/16 x 5 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.4568

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints