The series: 36 sheets (11.42370-11.42405) plus title page (11.26606).
Ichiôsai Kunichika shinsha, in toshidama cartouche 一鶯斎国周真写（年玉枠）
Censor's seal: Boar 4 aratame Blockcutter's mark: Hori Ôta Tashichi
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
Japanese, Edo period, 1863 (Bunkyû 3), 4th month
- Artist Toyohara Kunichika, Japanese, 1835–1900
- Publisher Hiranoya Shinzô
- Blockcutter Ôtaya Takichi (Hori Takichi), Japanese
Izzard, Kunisada's World (1993), #99
Vertical ôban; 35.3 x 24.1 cm (13 7/8 x 9 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper