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No. 1, Kyoto (Kyô): Uramatsu Rihei's Daughter (Musume) Oiri and Ôboshi Rikiya, from the series Fifty-three Stations of the Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura gojûsan tsugi)

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Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga 一勇斎国芳画

Marks

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Watanabe

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 13, 2009)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Japanese, Edo period, about 1851 (Kaei 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #S72.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban

Accession Number

08.543.50

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints