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

「忠臣蔵 五段目」

Japanese
Edo period
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #52.05?

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 24 x 37.4 cm (9 7/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.9390

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Possibly from the series published by Maruya Seijirô? No publisher’s mark on this impression.

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、渡辺
彫師:なし

Provenance

February 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection