Act VII (Shichidanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

「忠臣蔵 七段目」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Herwig, Heroes of the Kabuki Stage (2004), #16.12; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #50.07; Tanba 1965, #433

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.9 x 35.4 cm (9 7/16 x 13 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

06.518

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.518, 21.9379

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