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Good Relations between Siblings (Kyôdai mutsumajiki zu), from the series A Triptych of Good Fortune (Medetai sanpuku tsui)

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MFA impressions: 11.14194, 21.6507 Other prints in the series: 11.14180, 11.14422


Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆


No censor's seal


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 1803 (Kyôwa 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #417.3, and fig. 22; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 158.1.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #239


Vertical ôban; 39.9 x 27 cm (15 11/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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