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; 25.5 x 37.8 cm (10 1/16 x 14 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9379

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

Purchased from Frank Lloyd Wright February 1916, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection