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Kanadehon chushingura
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Kanadehon chushingura

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Description This print depicts six "ronin" in the snow surrounding Moronao, who has been dragged from the charcoal-shed. Small triangular teeth-like designs form the border of this print. The title and subtitle are in a rectangular colored, shaded, or patterned cartouche.
  • 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] Tora 11
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1986

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


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