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Cooling off at Ryôgoku Bridge, a Large Perspective Picture (Ryôgoku-bashi yûsuzumi ô-uki-e)

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MFA impressions: 11.16482, 21.5733


Tôbu Yamato gakô Hôgetsudô Tanchôsai Okumura Bunkaku Masanobu shôhitsu (in left margin, cut off of this impression)


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, about 1745 (Enkyô 2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Kishi, Edo no enkin-hô (1994), fig. 13


Horizontal double ôban; 43.2 x 61.4 cm (17 x 24 3/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Woodblock print; ink on paper, with hand-applied color