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Artist: Maruyama Ōshin, Japanese, 1791–1838

Three Jewel Rivers (Three Tamagawa)


Triptych, hanging scrolls, ink, color, and gold on paper; with ivory rollers

without mounting: 29 15/16 × 17 1/2 in. (76 × 44.5 cm)
Purchased with gifts from the Henry Luce Foundation at the request of H. Christopher Luce, B.A. 1972; Mr. F. Cheney Cowles, B.A. 1966; B. D. G. Leviton Foundation; and an anonymous donor; and purchased with the Ann and Gilbert H. Kinney, B.A. 1953, M.A. 1954; and Leonard C. Hanna, Jr., Class of 1913, Funds
Edo period (1615–1868)

Sondra Milne Henderson Fine Art Ltd., London, UK; purchased in 2004 by theYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.


Murase Miyeko, Jewel Rivers: Japanese Art from the Burke Collection, exh. cat. (Richmond, Va.: Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, 1993), no. 39.

Murase Miyeko, “The Evolution of Meisho-e and the Case of Mu Tamagawa,” Orientations 26, no. 1 (January 1995): 94–100.

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