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Ono no Komachi, from the series The Six Poetic Immortals in Fashionable Guise, No. 2 (Fûryû yatsushi Rokkasen, sono ni)

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Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1793 (Kansei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 8 (1980), Eishi list, #32.5; Brandt, Hosoda Eishi (1977), fig. 44, list no. 158

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 38.7 x 26.6 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.24881

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (key block); ink on paper

Collections

Asia

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