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Act I (Shodan), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers in Eleven Sheets (Chûshingura jûichimai tsuzuki)

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Signed

Shunshô ga 春章画

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper

Japanese, Edo period, late 1770s

Catalogue Raisonné

Clark et al, The Actor's Image (1994), #424 and pl. 89

Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 26.1 x 19.5 cm (10 1/4 x 7 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.1511

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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