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Kojima Bingo no Saburô Takanori

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Suzuki Harunobu hitsu 鈴木春信筆


Artist's seal: Harunobu


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.

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1762–64 (Hôreki 12–Meiwa 1)

Catalogue Raisonné

Waterhouse cat. #006; King and Iwakiri, Japanese Warrior Prints (2007), #28; Clark, Morse, Virgin, and Hockley, Dawn of the Floating World (2000-1), #140; Ukiyo-e shûka 4 (1979), list #90, and supp. 1 (1982), pl. 71


Vertical ôban; 39.3 x 27.6 cm (15 1/2 x 10 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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