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Sunset Glow at Eitai Bridge (Eitai-bashi no sekishô), from the series Eight Views of Fukagawa (Tatsumi hakkei)

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Signed

Keisai Eisen ga 渓斎英泉画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

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, about 1824–25 (Bunsei 7–8)

Catalogue Raisonné

Other prints in the series: Chiba City Museum of Art, Keisai Eisen (2012), #152-153; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), fig. 103

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

11.44690

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

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