Description After Enya Hangan attacked the evil Moronao in the palace, the Shogun had no choice but to order him to commit ritual suicide. Thus was set into motion the vendetta on the part of the forty-seven warriors who had served Hangan.
- The Nature of Loyalty: Japanese Warrior Prints of the Nineteenth Century. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1989.
Provenance Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr. [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1986, by gift.
Inscriptions [Signature] Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga
Credit Gift of Mr. and Mrs. C. R. Snell, Jr., 1986
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