Act IX (Kudanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chûshingura)
1847–52 (Kôka 4–Kaei 5)
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858)
Ukiyo-e shûka 14 (1981), Hiroshige list, p. 245, horizontal ôban #52.09?
Horizontal ôban; 24.3 x 37 cm (9 9/16 x 14 9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Possibly from the series published by Maruya Seijirô? No publisher’s mark on this impression.
Censors' seals: Kinugasa, Watanabe
No blockcutter's mark
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.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection