The Night Attack, Part 2: Breaking into the House (Youchi ni, rannyû), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

「忠臣蔵 夜討二 乱入」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1835–39 (Tenpô 6–10)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #50.12; Tanba 1965, #438

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 23.7 x 36.2 cm (9 1/3 x 14 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

06.912

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.912, 11.2155, 21.9385

Signed

Hiroshige ga

広重画

Provenance

March 8, 1906, gift of Denman Waldo Ross

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection