Signed: Gototei and Toshidama seal
Dated: 1832, year of the dragon
Series: Six Jewel Rivers - Mu Tamagawa no uchi
An Ōharame sitting on a bundle of firewood and leaning against a basket. In the background, the river with rippling waves and plovers (chidori) flying above. The Noda River was celebrated in a poem by the priest Nōin (988-?) mentioning ‘the crying plovers in the evening when the salt wind gathers’.
At the left Poems by Shōyōtei Aoki e Chōnintei Motoyori.
Others impressions of the print are in Rijksprentenkabinet- Rijksmuseum Amsterdam, and in the Museum für Ostasiatische Kunst, Berlin.
Very fine impression, colour and condition. Slightly trimmed at the bottom.
Reference: Surimono: Poetry & Image in Japanese prints, Amsterdam, Hotei, 2000, p. 79, pl. 44; catalogue of the Collection of the Japanese Prints, Part IV, pag. 110, n. 194.