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

「忠臣蔵 六段目」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Aritaya Seiemon (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #49.06

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 20.7 x 33 cm (8 1/8 x 13 in.)

Accession Number

49.604

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: Mura
No blockcutter's mark
改印:村
彫師:なし

Provenance

1949, gift of Louis Aaron Lebowich (b. 1880), Boston, to the MFA. (Accession date: September 15, 1949)

Credit Line

Gift of L. Aaron Lebowich