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The Six Jewel Rivers (Mu Tamagawa)

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Triptych (left half of hexaptych): 21.6187 (center), 21.7358 (right), 63.1074 (left) 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...

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Shunman ga (on each sheet)


Artist's seal: Shunman


November 27, 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding at Sotheby's; 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)

Object Place

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)


Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

21.6187, 21.7358, 63.1074

Medium or Technique

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