1822 (Bunsei 5)
Artist Bokutei Shûba (Japanese, active early 19th century)
Forrer, Surimono (2013), #267; Rijksmuseum cat. III, Hokusai and His School (1982), #114
Shikishiban; 20.1 x 18.8 cm (7 15/16 x 7 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigment on paper
Not On View
References in poems to the Year of the Horse (1822).
Poems by Eijutei Shigeyoshi (?), Muchûan Yobune, Ganyûtei Yoroyoshi, Senkakutei Momohito, and Shinratei Manzô
Bokutei Shûba hitsu (or Bokutei Hyakuba hitsu?)
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)
 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