Bright Mirror of Extraordinary Valor (Gôyû meikyô)
Artist Matsuda Rokuzan (Gengendô II) (Japanese, 1836–1903)
9.7 × 15.8 cm (3 13/16 × 6 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Copperplate etching; ink on paper
Not On View
From an album containing 25 prints, 11.45844.1-.25.
Gengendô Rokuzan shinkoku
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)
 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