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Vendors of White Sake (Shirazake uri), from the series The Manzai Dance at the Niwaka Festival in the Pleasure Quarters (Seirô manzai Niwaka)

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Signed

Shunzan ga 春山画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

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,

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 27.2 x 19.9 cm (10 11/16 x 7 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.23063

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (key block); ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints