The Night Attack of the Forty-seven Rônin (Yonjûshichi ki youchi)

「四十七倚夜討」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Sanoya Kihei (Kikakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 242, horizontal ôban triptych #5

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban triptych; 26.5 x 113.3 cm (10 7/16 x 44 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.7604-6

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 21.7604 (left), 21.7605 (center), 21.7606 (right)

Signed

Hiroshige ga (on left sheet only)
広重画

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

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

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection