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Perspective PIcture of a Grand Party in the New Yoshiwara (Uki-e Shin Yoshiwara sôshimai no zu)

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Signed

(Utagawa Toyoharu ga, in right margin, cut off of this impression)

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,

Catalogue Raisonné

Ôta Memorial Museum of Art, Utagawa Toyoharu to sono jidai (1994), #73; Ôta Mem. Mus., Utagawa-ha (Kobijutsu special issue, 1986), #17; Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #83; Ukiyo-e taikei 9 (1976), #234; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #2416

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 36.6 cm (9 5/8 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.14723

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints