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Act XI: The storming of Moronao's mansion, from the series Pictorial Siblings to The Treasury of Loyal Retainers

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Utagawa Kunisada as Toyokuni III, Act XI: The storming of Moronao's mansion, from the series Pictorial Siblings to The Treasury of Loyal Retainers, 1859, color woodblock print with embossing on paper; ōban nishiki-e, Gift of Mrs. Eugene Rockey, public domain, 77.37.10

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Title

Act XI: The storming of Moronao's mansion, from the series Pictorial Siblings to The Treasury of Loyal Retainers

Related Titles

catalog entry: Jûichidanme (Act XI: The storming of Moronao's mansion), from the series Chûshingura e-kyôdai (Pictorial Siblings to The Treasury of Loyal Retainers)

original language: 忠臣蔵絵兄弟 十一段目

series (translated): Pictorial Siblings to The Treasury of Loyal Retainers

series (transliterated): Chûshingura e-kyôdai

translated: Act XI: The storming of Moronao's mansion

transliterated: Jûichidanme

Artist

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1864)

Related People

printer: Moriya Jihei (Japanese, active mid-19th century)

Date

1859

Period

Japan: Edo period (1615-1868)

Medium

color woodblock print with embossing on paper; ōban nishiki-e

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: 13 3/4 in x 9 13/16 in; sheet: 13 3/4 in x 10 1/2 in

Inscriptions & Markings

signature: Toyokuni ga 豊国画 (picture by Toyokuni), printed in black ink within orange Toshidama (年玉枠) cartouche, lower right, within block Language: Japanese

seal: hitsuji shô aratame (examined at New Year's in the year of the goat)

inscription: inscriptions lower right, upper right.

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Eugene Rockey

Accession Number

77.37.10

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

relief printing

relief prints

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