Act V (Godanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

「忠臣蔵 五段目」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–39 (Tenpô 6–10)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Izumiya Ichibei (Kansendô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Herwig, Heroes of the Kabuki Stage (2004), #16.9; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #50.05; Tanba 1965, #431

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24.5 x 36.7 cm (9 5/8 x 14 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9377

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection