Act VIII (Hachidanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers, a Primer (Kanadehon Chûshingura)
Bell, Chushingura (2001), pl. 12; Hokusai: Bridging East and West (1998), #55; Ukiyo-e shûka 16 (1981), p. 229, horizontal ôban #17.8; other prints in the series: TNM, Hokusai (2005), #s 167-170
Horizontal ôban; 25.6 x 37.9 cm (10 1/16 x 14 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
MFA impressions: 11.17584 (Izumiya), 11.26608 (no publisher’s mark), 21.10258 (Izumiya)
From the second edition, published by Izumiya Ichibei, of a series first published by Tsuruya Kinsuke.
September 1911, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from the E. F. Fenollosa collection; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection