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Crowds Visiting the Shrine of Benzaiten at Enoshima in Sagami Province on the Occasion of the Special Viewing (Sôshû Enoshima Benzaiten kaichô sankei gunshû no zu)

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Triptych: 11.27094 (right), 11.27095 (center), 11.27096 (left)


Hiroshige ga (on right and center sheets), Ichiryûsai Hiroshige ga (on left sheet) 広重画 一立斎広重画


Censors' seals: Mera, Murata


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, 1851 (Kaei 4)

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Catalogue Raisonné

Shibuya Kuritsu Shôtô Bijutsukan, Ukiyoeshitachi no shinbutsu (1999), #113; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #055


Vertical ôban triptych; 36.3 x 75.2 cm (14 5/16 x 29 5/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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