Act II (Nidanme no zu), from the series Perspective Pictures of the Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Uki-e chûshingura)

「浮絵忠臣蔵 二段目之図」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Toyama, The Western-style Colour Prints in Japan (1936), pl. 41

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.8 x 36.7 cm (9 3/4 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.64

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Tokoyuni ga

豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

1949, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift