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The Letter-reading Scene in Act VII of Chûshingura

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Koryûsai ga 湖龍斎画

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,

Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 259, #H-2; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), fig. 69; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #464; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #720

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69.8 x 12 cm (27 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8374

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints