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Kanadehon chushingura
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Kanadehon chushingura


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The shogun has sent an envoy (right) to Lord Enya Hangan, ordering that as punishment for his rash behavior in attacking Moronao, Hangan must take his own life. Hangan declares his regret that he had not killed the man. "I vow that I shall be born and die, again and again, until at last I am avenged."
Provenance Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr. [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1991, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] Hasegawa Sadanobu ga
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr., 1991

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Period
1855-1869 (late Edo)
Medium
mulberry paper, color, ink
(Prints)
Accession Number
95.496
Measurements
9 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. (23.5 x 34.93 cm)
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Not On View

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