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
Hashi shita no Fuji zu
Japanese, Bakumatsu to Meiji era, latter half of the 19th century
- Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese, 1760–1849
Other (Upper length): 53 cm (20 7/8 in.),Other (Lower length): 21.8 cm (8 9/16 in.),Other (radius): 20.1 cm (7 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Fan; ink and color on paper