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Sannô Festival Procession (Sannô-sama gosairei zu), No. 4

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Complete hexaptych: 11.37945–50 MFA impressions: Sheet 1 (from right): 11.21827, 11.37945 Sheet 2: 11.21829, 11.37946 Sheet 3: 11.37947 Sheet 4: 11.21830, 11.37948 Sheet 5: 11.37949 Sheet 6: 11.21828, 11.37950


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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, 1858 (Ansei 5), 4th month

Catalogue Raisonné

Kubo Tsunehiko and Sons Collection Ukiyo-e Hanga, Part II (2009), Edo #196 (complete hexaptych)


Vertical ôban, sheet 4 of hexaptych

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Medium or Technique

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