Lord Ashikaga Tadayoshi at the Tsurugaoka Shrine in Act I of The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers, a Primer (Kanadehon Chûshingura daijo)

仮名手本忠臣蔵 大序 「足利直義公」

Japanese
Edo period
1849–52 (Kaei 2–5)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Ebiya Rinnosuke (Kaijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T248, and p. 30, fig. 28 (complete triptych)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 36.7 x 24.7 cm (14 7/16 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.2538

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Left sheet of an incomplete triptych, with the title on the right sheet.

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga

一勇斎国芳画

Markings

Censors' seals: Fuku, Muramatsu
No blockcutter's mark

改印:福、村松
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection