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Provenance

1909 Purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow from an unknown Japanese collection and given to the MFA/

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, About late Tenmei (1781–89) to early Kansei (1789–1801) eras

Catalogue Raisonné

105; Drama and Desire (2007), cat. no. 38

Dimensions

Image: 26.9 x 442.4 cm (10 9/16 x 174 3/16 in.) Overall: 28.8 x 518.9 cm (11 5/16 x 204 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.09.239

Medium or Technique

Handscroll; ink, color, gold, and mica on silk

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Asia

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