Portrait of William Sturgis Bigelow

Bigerô no shôzô
ビゲロー肖像

Japanese
Meiji era
1870s–1880s
Attributed to Kobayashi Eitaku (Japanese, 1843–1890)


Catalogue Raisonné

KJM2-Modern-034

Dimensions

143 x 59.6 cm (56 5/16 x 23 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.9221

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink on silk

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

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: 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.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection