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The Lonely House at Adachigahara in Ôshû (Ôshû Adachigahara hitotsuya no zu)

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Diptych: 11.22589 (top), 11.22590 (bottom)


Ôju Yoshitoshi ga (on lower sheet) 応需芳年画


By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 – d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; 1911, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: August 3, 1911) 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, Meiji era, 1885 (Meiji 18), September

Object Place

Catalogue Raisonné

Newland, Yoshitoshi (2011), #89; Museum of Kyoto, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi ten (2001), #87; Asahikawa Museum, Utagawa Kuniyoshi ichimon no zenbôten (2000), #3-23-11; Keyes, Bizarre Imagery of Yoshitoshi (1980), #29


Vertical ôban, upright diptych

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Medium or Technique

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