Act II (Nidanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

「忠臣蔵 二段目」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Toyokuni I (Japanese, 1769–1825), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 25.4 x 18.8 cm (10 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

54.1525

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Toyokuni ga

豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper