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Pilgrimage to Enoshima (Enoshima môde)

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Two right sheets of incomplete triptych.

Signed

Kunisada aratame Nidai Ichiyôsai Toyokuni ga (on right sheet), Kunisada aratame nidai Toyokuni ga (on left sheet) 国貞改二代一陽斎豊国画 国貞改二代豊国画

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, 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Tamba (Tanba), Ukiyo-e Edo kara Hakone made (1963), #378 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych; 37.1 x 51 cm (14 5/8 x 20 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.43636a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints