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The Six Jewel Rivers (Mu Tamagawa)

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From an incomplete hexaptych, sheet 4 from right. MFA impressions: First edition, pub. Fushimiya Zenroku, limited colors: 06.721 (sheet 3); 11.14948 (sheet 4); 21.6187VR (sheets 4-6; 21.6187, 21.7358, 63.1074); 21.7356 (sheet 2); 21.7357 (sheet 3); 21.7359-61 (sheets 1-3); 23.191 (sheet 2) Second...

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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 1785–89 (late Tenmei era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 6, Musee Guimet I (1990), pl. 111 (complete hexaptych); Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #193 (complete hexaptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 39.1 x 25.6 cm (15 3/8 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6197

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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Prints