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Nabari Hachirô Sadatomo and Miura Inaba no kami Nariyoshi, from the series Heroes of the Taiheiki (Taiheiki gôketsu hitori)

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Other prints in the series were published by Kakumotoya Kinjirô in the 4th and 8th months of 1858.


Ichijusai Yoshikazu ga 一寿斎芳員画


No censor's seal No blockcutter's mark NO publisher'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: 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, 1858 (Ansei 5)


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Medium or Technique

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