Act VI (Rokudanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

「忠臣蔵 六段目」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Bell, Chushingura (2001), pl. 29; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #50.06; Tanba 1965, #432

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 22.8 x 35.5 cm (9 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

06.948

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.948, 21.9378

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame

改印:極

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection