Act XII (Jûnidanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers, a Primer (Kanadehon chûshingura)

「仮名手本忠臣蔵 十二段目」

Japanese
Edo period
1852 (Kaei 5), 8th month


Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25 × 36.9 cm (9 13/16 × 14 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

00.1273

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ichimôsai Yoshitora ga
一猛斎芳虎画

Markings

Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Murata, Rat 8
No blockcutter's mark
改印:衣笠、村田、子八
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