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Bringing in a Rich Harvest in Autumn (Nôgyô mansaku deki aki no zu)

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Left sheet of incomplete triptych. 21.5933 is the right sheet. 19.269 is a painting of the same design as the triptych.


Shunchô ga 春潮画


Artist's seal: Chûrin Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極


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,

Catalogue Raisonné

TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #s 1693-5 (complete triptych); Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1931), #194 (R sheet) and #195 (L sheet)


Vertical ôban; 38.2 x 25.8 cm (15 1/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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