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Senri hitohane isami-no teppen

Inscription

Artist signature: Ikku 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

The Bold Cross a Thousand Leagues in a Leap and Reach the Top

Hashira: Isami

Japanese, Edo period, 1790

Accession Number

1997.730

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Illustrated books