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Mount Fuji on a Clear Day from the Sea off Tsukuda (Tsukuda oki kaisei no Fuji), from the series Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji Seen from the Eastern Capital (Tôto Fujimi sanjûrokkei)

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Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画


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 1843 (Tenpô 14)

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark, Kuniyoshi from Miller Coll. (2009), #90; MFA, Printed Treasures (2008), #127; Schaap, Heroes and Ghosts (1998), #222; Suzuki 1992, #29; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan 5, Victoria and Albert Museum II (1987), pl. 57; Robinson, Kuniyoshi (1961), pl. 41


Horizontal ôban; 24 x 35.6 cm (9 7/16 x 14 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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