Right sheet of incomplete triptych. Play: Sakura Momiji Ômi Hakkei Theater: Kado MFA impressions: 11.20666 (R sheet only), 11.37882a-c (complete triptych)
By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911) NOTES:  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.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 1857 (Ansei 4), 8th month
- Artist Isshûsai Kunikazu, Japanese, active about 1848–1868
Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 110; Ikeda bunko, Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei, vol. 4 (2003), #566
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper