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Act I (Shodan), from the series Matched Pictures for The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura ekyôdai)

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Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche 豊国画(年玉枠)

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1859 (Ansei 6), 1st month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.2 cm (14 5/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.812

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints