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Act IX (Kudanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

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Signed

Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1800 (Kansei 12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #366.9; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 112.3.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 24.8 cm (14 7/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6443

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints