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Fuchû: Actor Ôtani Tomoemon V as Teranishi Kanshin, from the series The Tôkaidô Road: One Look Worth a Thousand Ryô (Tôkaidô hitome senryô)

1867 (Keiô 3), 2nd month

Artist Toyohara Kunichika, Japanese, 1835–1900 Japanese Other artist Utagawa Hiroshige III, Japanese, 1842–1894 Japanese Publisher Maruya Tetsujirô (Enjudô), Japanese Japanese Blockcutter Tanaka Hori Ushi, Japanese Japanese


Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

11.40555

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia , Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 11.39869, 11.40555

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