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Taira Kiyomori Haunted by Strange Sights (Taira Kiyomori kaii o miru zu)

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Triptych: 11.26797 (right), 11.26798 (center), 11.26799 (left) MFA impressions: 11.26797-9 (complete triptych), 21.5920 (left sheet only)


Ichiryûsai Hiroshige ga (right sheet), Hiroshige ga (left sheet) 一立斎広重画 広重画


Artist's seal: Hiro


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 1844–45 (Kôka 1–2)

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Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 248, ôban triptych #061; Tanba 1965, #147


Vertical ôban triptych; 37 x 74 cm (14 9/16 x 29 1/8 in.)

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Medium or Technique

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