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Snow Scene at Shinobazu Pond in Ueno (Ueno Shinobazu no ike yuki no kei)

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Triptych: 11.27073 (left), 11.27074 (center), 11.27075 (right) MFA impressions: 11.27073-5, 11.39583a-c, 11.43018-9 (two right sheets only)


Hiroshige ga (on each sheet) 広重画


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, about 1848–49 (Kaei 1–2)

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Catalogue Raisonné

Sakai, Hiroshige Edo fûkei (1996), pl. 409; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 249, ôban triptych #14; Tanba 1965, #158


Vertical ôban triptych; 35.7 x 73 cm (14 1/16 x 28 3/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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