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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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1855-1869 (late Edo)
mulberry paper, color, ink
Accession Number
9 1/4 x 13 3/4 in. (23.5 x 34.93 cm)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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