Act III (Sandanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)
about 1801 (Kansei 13/Kyôwa 1)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806)
Asano et al., Chûshingura VII (Akôshi, 2014), list #2-222, photo p. 136; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #380.3
Vertical ôban; 35.8 x 23.7 cm (14 1/8 x 9 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
From a later edition without the poems or publisher’s mark.
MFA impressions: 06.596, 21.6472
No censor's seal
Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection