The Syllable Ki: Takebayashi Sadashichi Mô no Takashige, from the series The Story of the Faithful Samurai in The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshin gishi meimei den)

「忠臣義士銘々伝 き 竹林貞七孟隆重(たけはやしさだしちもうのたかしげ)」

Japanese
Edo period
1864 (Bunkyû 4/Genji 1), 5th month
Artist Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active about 1836–1887), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical chûban; 24.4 x 18 cm (9 5/8 x 7 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

47.1712.40

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

The complete series: 47.1712.1 to .50.

Signed

Yoshitora ga

芳虎画

Markings

Censor's seal: Rat 5 aratame
No blockcutter's mark

改印:子五改
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Gift of Lucy Truman Aldrich