Act IX (Kudanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)

「忠臣蔵 九段目」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1800 (Kansei 12)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #366.9; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 112.3.1

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.8 x 24.8 cm (14 7/8 x 9 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.6443

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Utamaro hitsu
歌麿筆

Markings

Censor's seal: kiwame
改印:極

Provenance

Spring 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