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Kanadehon chushingura
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Kanadehon chushingura

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Description The evil Moronao continues to insult Lord Enya Hangan. "Supposing I meant what I said, what would you do about it?" "Just this," cries Hangan, slashing Moronao between the eyebrows with his sword. A retainer rushes in, grabbing Hangan from behind and restraining him.
  • 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] Tiger 11 (December 1854 - January 1855)
Credit Gift of Justine Lewis Keidel, 1986

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1854-1855 (late Edo)
mulberry paper, pigments
Accession Number
10 1/16 x 14 15/16 in. (25.5 x 38 cm)
  • Japan (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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