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The Eleven Acts of The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers, a Primer (Kanadehon Chûshingura jûichidan tsuzuki)

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Based on an anonymous triptych attributed to Toyokuni I; see Bell, Chushingura (2001), pl. 18, and Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), pl. 120. For another, unsigned version attributed to Kunisada, see 11.39429 (right sheet only).

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet) 豊国画(年玉枠)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1854 (Kaei 7/Ansei 1), 11th month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.3 x 74.9 cm (14 11/16 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.1035a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints