Harukawa ga はる川画
Publishers' marks: Yamasa, Kyô Nawate Kanôki han
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, about 1815–24 (Bunka 12–Bunsei 7)
- Artist Harukawa Goshichi, Japanese, 1776–1831?
Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p. 124; Ujlaki and Nakade, "Gion nerimono prints revisited: The list," Andon 75 (2003), GN Bunka C-20, photo p. 42
Hosoban; 33.6 x 15.3 cm (13 1/4 x 6 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock/stencil print (kappazuri); ink on paper, with stenciled color