Left sheet of incomplete triptych; 11.16436 is the right sheet.
Ichiô Kunichika ga, in toshidama cartouche 一鴬国周画(年玉枠)
Blockcutter's mark: Uemura Hori Yasu
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, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 7th month
- Artist Toyohara Kunichika, Japanese, 1835–1900
- Publisher Tsujiokaya Bunsuke (Kinshôdô), Japanese
- Blockcutter Uemura Yasugorô (Hori Yasu), Japanese
TML db M144-014-01(01) , (02), (03) (complete triptych)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper