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Mount Atago in Shiba with a Distant View of the Sea at Shinagawa (Shiba Atagoyama enbô Shinagawa no umi), from the series The Eastern Capital (Tôto)

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MFA impressions: 06.1363 (pub. Yamamotoya Heikichi), 11.17534 (Yamamotoya Heikichi), RES.54.106 (Nishimuraya Yohachi)


Shôtei Hokuju ga 昇亭北寿画


Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極


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,


Horizontal ôban; 25.8 x 38.3 cm (10 3/16 x 15 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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