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Act VI (Rokudanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

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Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1801–02 (Kyôwa 1–2)

Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #368.6; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 165.2.2; the series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 383-5 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 25.6 cm (14 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints