Mount Fuji

富士図扇面

Japanese
Edo period
first half of the 17th century
Kano Sansetsu (Japanese, 1590–1651)


Catalogue Raisonné

KJM2-Kano-285

Dimensions

Image (upper span width): 58.3 cm (22 15/16 in.) Image (lower span width): 26.5 cm (10 7/16 in.) Image (height): 18.6 cm (7 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.6614

Medium or Technique

Hanging scroll; ink and gold on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Markings

Sansetsu

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