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Tadakuni's Daughter (Musume) Shiranui (R), Onzôshi Tametomo (C), and Ladies-in-waiting Tossing Cherry Blossoms

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Higo no kuni mononofu Aso no Saburô Taira no Tadakuni ga musume Shiranui ...

Signed

Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet) 朝櫻楼国芳画

Marks

Censor's seal: Mura

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 1843 (Tenpô 14)

Catalogue Raisonné

Kuniyoshi Project db; Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T91

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.2 x 69.7 cm (13 7/8 x 27 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.38253a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints