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The Conclusion of Chûshingura: The Loyal Retainers Return in Triumph at Dawn

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Diptych (two sheets of incomplete triptych): 00.1432 (left), 00.1433 (right)

Signed

Sadahide ga (on each sheet) 貞秀画

Marks

Censors' seals: Muramatsu, Mera No blockcutter's mark

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych

Accession Number

00.1432-3

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints