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:  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,
- Artist Katsukawa Shunchô, Japanese, active about 1780–1801
- Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô), Japanese
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.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper