The Night Attack, from the Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Youchi Chûshingura), cut from a sheet of the series Mirror of Drama in Cutouts (Harimaze jôruri kagami)

交張浄瑠璃鏡 「夜討 忠臣蔵」

Japanese
Edo period
1854 (Ansei 1), 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 251, ôban #53.3

Dimensions

Harimaze; 13.2 x 10.7 cm (5 3/16 x 4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.8771

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

From a sheet with five pictures.
MFA impressions: 21.8771 (TR), 21.8772 (TL), 21.8773 (TC), RES.49.8 (uncut sheet)

Signed

(this picture unsigned)

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection