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Musashi Province, from the series Fashionable Six Jewel Rivers (Fûryû Mu Tamagawa)

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Sheet 4 (from right) of incomplete hexaptych. MFA impressions: Sheet 1 (Yamashiro): 11.2256, 11.14465 Sheet 2 (Ômi): 11.14468, 11.14469, 11.24904 Sheet 3 (Settsu): 11.1969, 11.14449, 11.24902 Sheet 4 (Musashi): 11.2033, 11.14472, 11.24913, 21.6508 Sheet 5 (Mutsu): 11.2273, 11.14473,...

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1804 (Bunka 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #266.4; Ukiyo-e shûka 13 (1981), p. 176, figs. 143-145 (left half of hexaptych); Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 167.3.4

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.8 x 24.4 cm (15 1/4 x 9 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6508

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints