Act XI of The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers: The Night Attack (Chûshingura jûichi danme, youchi no zu)

「忠臣蔵十一段目」 「夜討之図」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Ezakiya Kichibei (Tenjudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 37.3 x 76.1 cm (14 11/16 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.1077-9

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 00.1077 (right), 00.1078 (center), 00.1079 (left)

Signed

Kôchôrô Kunisada ga (on each sheet)
香蝶楼国貞画

Markings

No censor's seal
No blockcutter's mark
改印:なし
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock