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Yoyotose of the Matsubarô, kamuro Hatsune and Kochô, from the series Female Poetic Immortals in the Modern Style, a Set of Thirty-six (Imayô onna kasen, sanjûrokuban tsuzuki)

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MFA impressions: 11.18030, 11.39617

Signed

Shikimaro ga 式麿画

Marks

Censor's seals: kiwame, Maruya Bun'emon 改印: 極、丸文

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, 1813 (Bunka 10), 3rd month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

11.39617

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints