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Act I (Daijo), Act II (Nidanme), and Act III (Sandanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

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The complete series of twelve designs on four uncut sheets: 53.440-3

Signed

Hiroshige ga (on each design)

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1953, sold by Warren E. Cox to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund

Japanese, Edo period,

Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 239, sanchôgake #3 (individual designs not listed)

Dimensions

Three uncut sanchôgake designs on horizontal ôban sheet; 23.5 x 34.5 cm (9 1/4 x 13 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.440

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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