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Act IV: Offering incense, from the series Pictorial Siblings to The Treasury of Loyal Retainers

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Utagawa Kunisada as Toyokuni III, Act IV: Offering incense, 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, 77.37.3

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Title

Act IV: Offering incense, from the series Pictorial Siblings to The Treasury of Loyal Retainers

Related Titles

catalog entry: Yondanme (Act IV: Offering incense), from the series Chûshingura e-kyôdai (Pictorial Siblings to The Treasury of Loyal Retainers)

original language: 忠臣蔵絵兄弟 四段目

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

series (transliterated): Chûshingura e-kyôdai

translated: Act IV: Offering incense

transliterated: Yondanme

Artist

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786-1864)

Related People

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

Date

1859

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

publisher's mark: Mori Ji mark + 馬貳森治 (Mori Ji), printed in black ink, lower left Language: Japanese Description: publisher's mark on reserve ground within a rectangular cartouche. At the top, a stylized roof, under which an archaic version of the character 森 (Mori); below that, 馬貳 (Baku ni), an abbreviation of the publisher's address (Nihonbashi, Bakurocho, nichome), followed by 森治 (Mori Ji, short for Moriya Jihei)

signature: Toyokuni ga 豊国画 (Picture by Toyokuni), printed in black ink within orange Toshidama (年玉枠) cartouche, center left Language: Japanese Description: signature within a red toshidama cartouche

censor's mark: hitsuji shô aratame 未正改 (examined at New Year's in the year of the goat), printed in black ink on a reserve ground, within a black circle, lower right Language: Japanese

title: Chûshingura e-kyôdai yondanme 忠臣蔵絵兄弟 四段目 (Act IV from the series Pictorial Siblings to The Treasury of Loyal Retainers), printed in black ink, upper left Language: Japanese Description: series title and print title

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

77.37.3

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

relief printing

relief prints

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