Harukawa ga はる川画
Publishers' marks: Yamasa, Kanôki han, Hakusô han 画家の印章: なし 版元: 柏宗 山佐 叶喜 改印: なし
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, 1814 (Bunka 11)
- Artist Harukawa Goshichi, Japanese, 1776–1831?
- Publisher Yamasa, Japanese
- Publisher Kanôki
- Publisher Kashiwaya Sôshichi (Kashisô, Hakusô)
Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 124; Ujlaki and Nakade, "Gion nerimono prints revisited: The list," Andon 75 (2003), GN 1814-21 (no photo)
Hosoban; 33.8 x 15.5 cm (13 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock/stencil print (kappazuri); ink on paper, with stenciled color