Jurôjin and Deer, with the Character "Kotobuki" in Various Forms

寿老人と鹿と寿字

Japanese
Edo period
1720s
Artist Hanekawa Wagen (Japanese, active about 1716–1735), Publisher Nakajimaya Izaemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 1 (1983), pl. 115

Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.6 x 15.8 cm (12 7/16 x 6 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.13266

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink on paper, with hand-applied color and nikawa

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hanegawa Wagen zu
羽川和元図

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