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In the Ôuchi Rebellion, the Forces of Sue Harukata Set Out from Itsukushima (Ôuchi ran Sue Harukata Itsukushima shutsujin no zu)

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MFA impressions: 11.39908a-c, 17.3209.96-8


Gyokuransai Sadahide ga (on right sheet), Gyokuran Sadahide ga (on center and left sheets) 玉蘭斎貞秀画 玉蘭貞秀画


By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005) NOTES: [1] Much of Bigelow's collection of Asian art was formed during his residence in Japan between 1882 and 1889, although he also made acquisitions in Europe and the United States. Bigelow deposited many of these objects at the MFA in 1890 before donating them to the Museum's collection at later dates.

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)


Vertical ôban triptych

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Medium or Technique

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