Act XI, Part 1: The Night Attack Advances (Jûichidanme ichi, youchi oshiyose), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

「忠臣蔵 十一段目一 夜討押寄」

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


Catalogue Raisonné

Marks, Japanese Woodblock Prints (2010), p. 137; Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #50.11; Tanba 1965, #437

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.5 x 35.8 cm (9 1/4 x 14 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.9383

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.924, 11.2265, 21.9383, 21.9384

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

January 1914, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Ito; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection