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Gozu Tennô (=Susanoo) and Inada-hime, from the series Lives of Heroes of Our Country (Honchô eiyû den)

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MFA impressions: 11.36845, 11.39913

Signed

Kuniteru ga 画輝画

Marks

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Yoshimura No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

11.36845

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints