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Kobayashi Kiyochika ga 小林清親画

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. (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, Meiji era, 1878 (Meiji 11), October 3

Catalogue Raisonné

Shizuoka Mus., Kobayashi Kiyoshika (exh. cat., 1998), #59; Smith, Kiyochika (exh. cat., Santa Barbara, 1988), #20; Yoshida, Kiyochika (1964), #114

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.8 x 36.6 cm (9 3/4 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.18164

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints