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

「忠臣蔵 六段目」

Japanese
Edo period
1855 (Ansei 2), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige II (Shigenobu) (Japanese, 1826–1869), Publisher Fujiokaya Keijirô (Shôrindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.3 x 36.8 cm (9 15/16 x 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.1448

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichiyûsai Shigenobu ga
一幽斎重宣画

Markings

Censor's seals: aratame, Hare 1
No blockcutter's mark
改印:改、卯正
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