Woman Carrying a Bucket of Flowers, from the book (Yamato fûryû) Nishikawa tsuya sugata

(大和風流)西川艶姿より

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Nishikawa Sukenobu (Japanese, 1671–1750)


Dimensions

One page; 24.8 x 17.9 cm (9 3/4 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.13198

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left side of an orihon album page with two designs.
MFA impressions: 11.145424 (late, poor impression of uncut sheet), 11.13197 (right side), 11.13198 (left side)
The intact book: 2006.1572

Signed

Yamato eshi Nishikawa Sukenobu hitsu
大和絵師西川祐信筆

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