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Arai: Woman with Travel Diary, from the series Fifty-three Pairings for the Tôkaidô Road (Tôkaidô gojûsan tsui)

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Station 32, from a series jointly designed by Hiroshige, Kunisada, and Kuniyoshi. MFA impressions: 11.22412, 11.30434, 11.45385.32


李花集云  延元四年春の頃遠江国井伊城浜名の橋かすみ渡り橋本の松原はまの浪かけてはるばると見わたしあたゆふべの気色おもしろくおぼえ侍りければ 夕暮はみれともみことしらすぎの いり海かけてかすむ松原        宗良親王


Ôju Toyokuni ga 応需豊国画


Censor's seal: Mura


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: [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, about 1845–46 (Kôka 2–3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 7, Musee Guimet II (1990), fig. 39; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S44.33


Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.4 cm (14 9/16 x 10 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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