Act VIII (Hachidanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

「忠臣蔵 八段目」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #50.08; Tamba (Tanba), Hiroshige Ichidai (1965), #434; Tamba (Tanba), Ukiyo-e Edo kara Hakone made (1963), #273

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23 x 35.5 cm (9 1/16 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

21.9381

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.1084, 21.9380, 21.9381

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

November 12, 1921, 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