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Generals Takeda and Uesugi in Peace Negotiations at Kawanakajima in Shinano Province (Shinshû Kawanakajima Takeda Uesugi waboku zu)

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MFA impressions: 11.42164a-e, 11.45275a-e Note: Photograph for 11.45275a-e is incorrectly assembled, with sheets out of order.


Ôju Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga (on right sheet), Ôju Toyokuni ga (on sheets 2, 3, 4), Ôju Kunisada aratame Nidaime Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga (on left sheet) 応需 香蝶楼豊国画 応需 豊国画 応需 国貞改二代目一陽斎豊国画


Censor's seal: Mura No blockcutter's mark


By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850–d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 19, 2005) 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, 1844–47 (Tenpô 15–Kôka 4)


Vertical ôban pentaptych; 35.7 x 119.1 cm (14 1/16 x 46 7/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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