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Names of the Faithful Samurai Who Participated in the Attack (Seichû gishi uchiiri seimei)

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Triptych: 11.30482 (left), 11.30483 (center), 11.30484 (right) MFA impressions: 11.30482-4, 11.37680a-c


Ichijusai Yoshikazu ga (on each sheet) 一寿斎芳員画


Censor's seal: Goat 11 aratame No blockcutter's mark


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.

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William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1859 (Ansei 6), 11th month

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Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 74.8 cm (14 9/16 x 29 7/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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