Open daily. Always free.
The Chofu Tama River in Musashi Province, from the series Six Modern Tama Rivers

The Chofu Tama River in Musashi Province, from the series Six Modern Tama Rivers

On View

Not currently on view

Utagawa Hiroshige

Artist
Utagawa Hiroshige
(Japanese, 1797 - 1858)
Title
The Chofu Tama River in Musashi Province, from the series Six Modern Tama Rivers
Date
ca. 1850
Medium
Color woodcut
Dimensions
221 x 292 mm image
Credit
Bequest of John H. Van Vleck
Accession No.
1980.1994
Classification
Prints
Geography
Japan

Related

By 1925, purchased in Japan by Frank Lloyd Wright; ca. 1926, acquired by The Bank of Wisconsin; 1928, sold to Edward Burr Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 1943, passed through inheritance to Edward’s son, John H. Van Vleck (Madison, WI); 9 January 1980, bequeathed by John H. Van Vleck to the Elvehjem Museum of Art [now called Chazen Museum of Art]

  • Elvehjem Museum of Art. "Hiroshige ten: Seitan 200-shunen kinen (200th Anniversary Hiroshige Exhibition)." Madison, WI: Elvehjem Museum of Art; Japan: Bun You Associates, 1996. no. 192

  • Summer Breeze: The Fan in Japanese Prints: Chazen Museum of Art, 7/7/2012–9/9/2012
  • 200th Anniversary Hiroshige Exhibition (Hiroshige ten: seiten 200-shunen kinen): Elvehjem Museum of Art, 4/29/1996–12/8/1996

The Chazen Museum of Art welcomes comments or inquiries about works in our collection. Please allow two–three weeks for a response. Chazen staff is not able to provide valuations or authentications and such inquiries cannot be answered.

Name*
This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.