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Seichu Oboshi ichidai banashi
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Seichu Oboshi ichidai banashi


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description As Hangan's loyal retainers plot their revenge inside the teahouse, Heiemon catches one of Moronao's spies listening under the veranda. Heiemon is easily identified as one of the forty-seven "ronin" or masterless samurai by the white circular crest on his shoulder. It looks like two commas.
Provenance C. Robert Snell, Oriental Arts & Antiques, Timonium, Maryland; purchased by Justine Lewis Keidel, Owings Mills, Maryland, after 1971; given to Walters Art Museum, 1991.
Inscriptions [Signature] On print: Oju Kochoro Toyokuni; [Translation] By special request Kochoro Toyokuni
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1991

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Period
ca. 1847-1848 (late Edo)
Medium
mulberry paper, pigments
(Prints)
Accession Number
95.525
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Location Within Museum
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