Act IV (Yodanme), from the series Matched Pictures for The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura ekyôdai)

「忠臣蔵絵兄弟 四段目」

Japanese
Edo period
1859 (Ansei 6), 1st month
Publisher Moriya Jihei (Kinshindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Graybill et al, The Artist's Touch, the Craftsman's Hand (Portland Art Museum cat., 2011), pp. 218-9, #100b

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.2 x 25.2 cm (14 5/8 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.817

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, in toshidama cartouche
豊国画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Goat 1 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:未正改
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock