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Seven Gods of Good Fortune in Landscape

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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.

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Sansui shichifukujin zu

Japanese, Edo period, latter half of the 18th century to first half of the 19th century

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Image: 108.9 x 40.7 cm (42 7/8 x 16 in.)

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Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper