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Lingering Snow for Azuma and Yohei (Azuma Yohei zansetsu), from the untitled series known as Eight Views of Tragic Lovers (Michiyuki hakkei)

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MFA impressions: 11.20160, 21.10195 (second edition, with title removed)


Kakô ga


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 1798 (Kansei 10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Lane, Hokusai Life and Work (1989)), list #33.5, pl. 65 (first ed.), fig. 26 (2nd ed.); Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 227, vertical chûban #14.1; Ukiyo-e taikei 8 (1975), #8 (2nd ed.)


Vertical chûban; 23.2 x 17.5 cm (9 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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