Woman Fulling cloth in Settsu Province, from the series Six Jewel Rivers in Old Poems Artist: Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797–1858)

Medium

Ukiyo-e: Polychrome woodblock print

Dimensions

sheet: 9 13/16 × 7 3/16 in. (25 × 18.2 cm)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Olsen, Mr. and Mrs. Laurens Hammond, and Mr. and Mrs. Knight Woolley, B.A. 1917

Accession Number

1967.64.66

Geography
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Period

Edo period (1615–1868)

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Provenance

Provenance

Fred H. Olsen (1891–1986), and Florence Quittenton Olsen, Guilford, Conn.; gift in 1967 to Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.
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Additional information

Object/Work type

color woodcuts

Marks

Publisher’s seal mark: Nakabashi Matsukawa-chō Muraichi 中者し 松川丁 村市 (rectangular, relief, lower left)\r\nCensor’s seal mark: Muramatsu 村松 (round, relief, upper right alongside with the signature)\r\n

Inscriptions

Koka Mu Tama-gawa: Settsu tōi 古歌六玉河 拙津擣衣 (upper right)\r\nPoem: “Matsukaze no/ oto dani aki ha/ sabishiki ni/ koromo utsu nari/ Tama-gawa no sato” 松風能 音多尓秋八 さひしき尓 衣う川なり 多満川のさ登\r\nThe sound of wind in the pine/ by itself brings forlorn autumn/ fulling cloth enhances/ at the village by the Tama River. (trans. temporary)\r\n

Signed

“Hiroshige ga” (“painted by Hiroshige”) 廣重画 (upper right)

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