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Kamado shogun kanryaku no maki (The Strategies of a Domestic Tyrant)

Signed

Tokitaro Sorobeku gasaku

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; By 1926, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 31, 1998) 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

Hashira: Kamado Shogun

Japanese, Edo period, 1800, 10th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 86

Accession Number

1997.674

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Illustrated books