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In the Foothills of Mount Fuji, the Soga Brothers Achieve Their Revenge (Fuji no susono Soga kyôdai hôshû no zu)

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From an album of satirical prints, 11.34998.1-112.


Ichiyôsai Kuniteru ga (right sheet), Kuniteru ga (center sheet), Ôkô Ichiyôsai Kuniteru hitsu (left sheet) 一曜斎国輝画 国輝画 應好一曜斎国輝筆


Blockcutter's mark (illegible)


By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: September 29, 2004) 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, Meiji era, 1868 (Keiô 4/Meiji 1), 9th month


Vertical ôban triptych

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