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Actors Bandô Hikosaburô IV as Fuwa Kazuemon, Bandô Takesaburô I as ... (R), Onoe Kikujirô II as Okaru (C), and Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Hayano Kanpei (L), in The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers, A Primer (Kanadehon Chûshingura)

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Or 1847? Two different editions. From an album of triptychs (plus one diptych), 2009.4992.1a-c to 2009.4992.17a-c

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on each sheet) 一勇斎国芳画(芳桐印)

Marks

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Fukushima 改印: 村松、福

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Edo period, 1849 (Kaei 2), intercalary 4th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych

Accession Number

2009.4992.10a-c

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints