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Jinbei the Ferryman`s Hut on the Urushi Embankment of the Shirinashi River (Shirinashi Urushizutsumi Jinbei no koya), from the series One Hundred Views of Osaka (Naniwa hyakkei)

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MFA impressions: 11.35755, 11.41894, 11.41956


Yoshiyuki ga


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, early 1860s (Bunkyû era)

Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga (2004), #23-57; Osaka Castle Museum, Tokubetsuten Naniwa hyakkei (1995), #57 Kitagawa, "Bosuton bijutsukan shozô Kamigata-e mokuroku" (Kansai daigaku, 2007), p.127


Vertical chûban; 24.8 x 17.6 cm (9 3/4 x 6 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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