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Hustle and Bustle at Nihonbashi Bridge in Tokyo (Tôkyô Nihonbashi han'ei no zu)

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Right sheet of incomplete triptych; date seal on left sheet.

Signed

Kinchôrô Yoshitora ga 錦朝楼芳虎画

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, Meiji era, 1870 (Meiji 3)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

11.41307

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints