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

「忠臣蔵 六段目」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1801–02 (Kyôwa 1–2)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #368.6; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 165.2.2; Yoshida, Utamaro zenshû (1941), #656; the series: Asano and Clark 1995, #s 383-5 (this design not illustrated)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.6 x 25.6 cm (14 7/16 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.16

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Credit Line

William Sturgis Bigelow Collection