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Ehon mushaburui (A Picture Book of Warriors)

絵本武者部類

Japanese
Edo period
1841
Artist Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, 1760–1849)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hillier, Art of Hokusai in Book Illus. (1980), list no. 254?

Dimensions

(kohon)

Accession Number

1997.802

Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Illustrated books

Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu sensei hitsu, Tôto Hokusai aratame Katsushika Iitsu hitsu

Provenance

By 1911, purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow (b. 1850 - d. 1926), Boston [see note 1]; By 1926, gift of Bigelow to the MFA. (Accession Date: July 31, 1998)

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