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Kanadehon chushingura
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Kanadehon chushingura


Description Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This print depicts Yuranosuke and the "ronin" laying the head of Moronao in their lord's tomb. It is a winter scene, with two trees in left foreground covered with snow, samurai crouching near entrance to a pavilion in the middle, and boats in distance at far left. Small triangular teeth-like designs form the border of this print. The title and subtitle are in a rectangular colored, shaded, or patterned cartouche.
Exhibitions
  • The Nature of Loyalty: Japanese Warrior Prints of the Nineteenth Century. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1989.
Provenance Justine Lewis Keidel [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1986, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga; [Date Seal] Tora juichi; [Date Seal Translation] Tiger 11
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1986

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Period
1854-1855 (late Edo)
Medium
mulberry paper, pigments and ink
(Prints)
Accession Number
95.123
Measurements
H: 10 1/16 x W: 14 15/16 in. (25.5 x 38 cm)
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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