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Board Game of the Roads to the Ise Shrine and to Kyoto in a Single View (Sangû jôkyô dôchû ichiran sugoroku)

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Signed

Hiroshige seizu

Marks

Censor's seals: aratame, Snake 11 No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 4), 11th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Inagaki, Edo no asobi-e (1988), #116

Accession Number

11.26137

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints