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Provenance

1909 Purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow from an unknown Japanese collection and given to the MFA.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about late An'ei (1772–81) to Tenmei (1781–89) eras

Dimensions

Image: 38.7 x 618 cm (15 1/4 x 243 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.09.235

Medium or Technique

Section of a handscroll; ink, color, gold and silver on paper

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Asia

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