Act VII (Shichidanme), Act VIII (Hachidanme), and Act IX (Kudanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

「忠臣蔵 七段目」 「忠臣蔵 八段目」 「忠臣蔵 九段目」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

The series: Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 239, sanchôgake #3 (individual designs not listed)

Dimensions

Three uncut sanchôgake designs on horizontal ôban sheet; 23.5 x 34.7 cm (9 1/4 x 13 2/3 in.)

Accession Number

53.442

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The complete series of twelve designs on four uncut sheets: 53.440-3

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

1953, sold by Warren E. Cox to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 14, 1953)

Credit Line

Asiatic Curator's Fund