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Copy of a Tosa-school Picture Scroll (Tosa emakimono no utsushi)

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Triptych: 11.27008 (left), 11.27009 (center), 11.27010 (right)


Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi (on right and center sheets), Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on left sheet) 一勇斎国芳 一勇斎国芳画


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.

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), 12th month

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Catalogue Raisonné

Inagaki and Isao, Kuniyoshi no kyôga (1991), #78


Vertical ôban triptych; 35 x 75.1 cm (13 3/4 x 29 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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