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Seichu gishi den
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Seichu gishi den


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description Following Hangan's ritual suicide, his chief retainer Yuranosuke holds up the suicide weapon in his hand. "This dagger, its tip stained with our master's blood, preserves his soul still, and it cries out for vengeance. With this dagger we will cut off Moronao's head and accomplish our mission. . . . Forty-seven men immortalized!"
Provenance Robert S. Shaull [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1990, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Signature] Sadanobu
Credit Bequest of Robert S. Shaull, 1990

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Period
ca. 1850 (late Edo)
Medium
color pigments and ink on mulberry paper
(Prints)
Accession Number
95.737
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Location Within Museum
Not On View

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