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Acts VIII, IX, X, and Act XI: Conclusion, The Night Attack (Taisetsu, youchi), from the series Cut-out Pictures of The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Harimaze Chûshingura)

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Probably the left sheet of an incomplete triptych, with 00.815 as the center sheet.

Signed

Baichôrô Kunisada ga, in toshidama cartouches 梅蝶楼国貞画(年玉枠)

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1856 (Ansei 3), 11th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

00.816

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints