The Letter-reading Scene in Act VII of Chûshingura

仮名手本忠臣蔵 七段目

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Isoda Koryûsai (Japanese, 1735–1790)


Catalogue Raisonné

Hockley 2003, p. 259, #H-2; Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 10, Museo d'Arte Orientale, Genoa, I (1988), fig. 69; Pins, The Japanese Pillar Print (1982), #464; TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 1 (1960), #720

Dimensions

Hashira-e; 69.8 x 12 cm (27 1/2 x 4 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.8374

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Koryûsai ga
湖龍斎画

Provenance

Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection