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

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; 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

Asano and Clark 1995, #244; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #489.1, and pl. 138; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 63.1.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #98

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 25 cm (14 7/8 x 9 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6459

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints