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72 The Bronze Idol of Kanabutsu at Shiba, Tokio


Between 1980–1990, Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection, Chestnut Hill, MA; given to the MFA, Boston, June 23, 2004

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf

Japanese, Meiji era, about 1872, printed about 1890

Catalogue Raisonné

Sharf No.: FASBRC1


Image: 27 x 20.5 cm (10 5/8 x 8 1/16 in.) Lender Accessory (Album Cover): 24 x 33.5 x 5 cm (9 7/16 x 13 3/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Photograph, albumen print




Photographs, Albums