Act X (Jûdanme), from the series The Chûshingura Drama Parodied by Famous Beauties: A Set of Twelve Prints (Kômei bijin mitate Chûshingura jûnimai tsuzuki)

「高名美人見たて忠臣蔵 十だんめ」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794–95 (Kansei 6–7)
Artist Kitagawa Utamaro I (Japanese, early 1750s–1806), Publisher Ômiya Gonkurô (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Bell, Chushingura (2001), pl. 40; Asano and Clark 1995, #210-10; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #300.10, and pl. 153; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 160.3.2; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #119

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37 x 25.3 cm (14 9/16 x 9 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.6373

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

No censor's seal
改印:なし

Provenance

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.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection