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Hateful Things Are Feared by the World (Nikumare mono yo ni habakaru), A Crow Imitating a Cormorant (U no mane suru karasu), from the series One Hundred Pictures by Kyôsai (Kyôsai hyakuzu)

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MFA impressions: 11.22640, 11.36982

Signed

Kyôsai tawamure 狂斎戯

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, 1863–66 (Bunkyû 3–Keiô 2)

Dimensions

Vertical yotsugiri (quarter ôban)

Accession Number

11.36982

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints