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Act VIII (Hachidanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers, a Primer (Kanadehon Chûshingura)

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MFA impressions: 11.17584 (Izumiya), 11.26608 (no publisher's mark), 21.10258 (Izumiya) From the second edition, published by Izumiya Ichibei, of a series first published by Tsuruya Kinsuke.

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Unsigned

Provenance

September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; 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 1806 (Bunka 3)

Catalogue Raisonné

Bell, Chushingura (2001), pl. 12; Hokusai: Bridging East and West (1998), #55; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 229, horizontal ôban #17.8; other prints in the series: TNM, Hokusai (2005), #s 167-170

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.6 x 37.9 cm (10 1/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.10258

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

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