Pictures to Quench the Fire and Avoid Bewitchment

Japanese
Edo period
about late An'ei (1772–81) to Tenmei (1781–89) eras
Tsukioka Sessai (Japanese, died in 1839)


Dimensions

Image: 38.7 x 618 cm (15 1/4 x 243 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.09.235

Medium or Technique

Section of a handscroll; ink, color, gold and silver on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Paintings

Provenance

1909 Purchased by William Sturgis Bigelow from an unknown Japanese collection and given to the MFA.

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection