The Eleven Acts of The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers, a Primer (Kanadehon Chûshingura jûichidan tsuzuki)
Vertical ôban triptych; 37.3 x 74.9 cm (14 11/16 x 29 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Not On View
Based on an anonymous triptych attributed to Toyokuni I; see Bell, Chushingura (2001), pl. 18, and Hizô Ukiyo-e taikan/Ukiyo-e Masterpieces in European Collections 4, Victoria and Albert Museum I (1989), pl. 120.
For another, unsigned version attributed to Kunisada, see 11.39429 (right sheet only).
Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet)
Censor's seals: aratame, Tiger 11
No blockcutter's mark
By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)
Bequest of William Perkins Babcock