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Shingata komon chô (New Textile Patterns)

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Signed

Katsushika Iitsu hitsu; Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu

Marks

Seal

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; By 1926, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 31, 1998) 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

Shingata komoncho ranma sukee kumimono hinagata

Japanese, Edo period, 1824

Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 217

Dimensions

Kohon

Accession Number

1997.907

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Illustrated books