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Kanadehon chushingura
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Kanadehon chushingura


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description In this scene of the play, Yuranosuke bursts out of a chest in which he has been secretly listening as a co-conspirator's loyalty is tested. Yuranosuke is the leader of the samurai who were left without a master when Hangan was ordered to commit suicide. He needs to make sure the samurai's supplier would not give away their plans for revenge.
Provenance Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr. [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1991, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] On print: Gototei Kunisada ga
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr., 1991

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Period
ca. 1819-1842 (late Edo)
Medium
mulberry paper, pigments
(Prints)
Accession Number
95.475
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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