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Act V (Godanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

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Signed

Hiroshige ga 広重画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; 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 1835–39 (Tenpô 6–10)

Catalogue Raisonné

Herwig, Heroes of the Kabuki Stage (2004), #16.9; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #50.05; Tanba 1965, #431

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 36.7 cm (9 5/8 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9377

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints