Townspeople Help with the Construction of Tenpôzan in Osaka
28.5 x 51 cm (11 1/4 x 20 1/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock/stencil print (kappazuri); ink on paper, with stenciled color
Not On View
Poem: Uesame no/ go-on no .../ machimachi ga/ omoki suna o ba/ karugaru to motsu
 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.
William Sturgis Bigelow Collection