Act V (Godanme), from the series Perspective Pictures of the Storehouse of Loyal Retainers, a Primer (Uki-e Kanadehon Chûshingura)

「浮絵仮名手本忠臣蔵 五段目」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1791–94 (Kansei 3–6)
Artist Kitao Masayoshi (Kuwagata Keisai) (Japanese, 1764–1824), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Genshoku ukiyo-e dai hyakka jiten 7 (1980), #185; Ukiyo-e taikei 3 (1976), #76; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #1393; Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1930), #23

Dimensions

Horizontal ô-ôban; 30.9 x 43.7 cm (12 3/16 x 17 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

54.302

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 54.302, RES.33.210

Signed

Kitao Masayoshi ga

北尾政美画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Credit Line

Museum of Fine Arts, Boston—Worcester Art Museum exchange, made possible through the Special Korean Pottery Fund, Museum purchase with funds donated by contribution, and Smithsonian Institution—Chinese Expedition, 1923–24