The Night Attack, Part 4 [sic; actually 5]: The Retreat across Ryôgoku Bridge (Youchi yon [=go], Ryôgoku hikitori), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

「忠臣蔵 夜討四(=五) 両国引取」

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 #50.15; Tanba 1965, #441

Dimensions

Horizontal ôban; 25.4 x 38 cm (10 x 14 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.9388

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

MFA impressions: 06.898, 21.9388

Signed

Hiroshige ga
広重画

Provenance

February 1916, 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