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Seisei Kyôsai ga 惺々狂斎画

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Kyôsai

Provenance

Previously owned by Ono Shichizô; March 24, 2010, purchased by the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, at auction (Christie's New York, Sale 2296, Lot 618). (Accession Date: June 16, 2010)

Credit Line

Charles Bain Hoyt Fund and funds donated by John C. Weber

Jigoku dayû

Japanese, Meiji era, about 1870s–1880s

Dimensions

Image: 149 x 70.1 cm (58 11/16 x 27 5/8 in.) Overall (Mounted): 225 x 83.3 cm (88 9/16 x 32 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

2010.373

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink, color, gold, and silver on silk

Collections

Asia

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