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Ōishi Yoshio, Chamberlain, Retainer to Asano, Head of the Imperial Construction Bureau, from the series Pictures of the Loyal Forty-seven Retainers

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Ogata Gekkō, Ōishi Yoshio, Chamberlain, Retainer to Asano, Head of the Imperial Construction Bureau, from the series Pictures of the Loyal Forty-seven Retainers, 1897, color woodblock print with embossing on paper; ōban nishiki-e, Museum Purchase: Margery Hoffman Smith Fund, with additional funds provided by Mrs. James Stevens and a gift from Chris Uhlenbeck, public domain, 90.1.5

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Title

Ōishi Yoshio, Chamberlain, Retainer to Asano, Head of the Imperial Construction Bureau, from the series Pictures of the Loyal Forty-seven Retainers

Related Titles

catalog entry: Asano Takuminokami kerai Ōishi Kuranosuke Yoshio (Ōishi Yoshio, Chamberlain, Retainer to Asano, Head of the Imperial Construction Bureau), from the series Gishi shijūshichi zu (Pictures of the Loyal Forty-seven Retainers)

original language: 義士四十七圖│浅野内匠頭家来大石内蔵助良雄

series (translated): Pictures of the Loyal Forty-seven Retainers

series (transliterated): Gishi shijūshichi zu

translated: Ōishi Yoshio, Chamberlain, Retainer to Asano, Head of the Imperial Construction Bureau

transliterated: Asano Takuminokami kerai Ōishi Kuranosuke Yoshio

Artist

Ogata Gekkō (Japanese, 1859-1920)

Related People

publisher: Takekawa Risaburō (Japanese, active ca. 1886-1897)

Date

1897

Medium

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

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image: 12 3/4 in x 8 1/4 in; sheet: 14 5/16 in x 9 7/8 in

Inscriptions & Markings

date and publisher's mark: 明治三十年九月一日印刷仝年仝月一日発行 印刷券発行者 芝区武川利三郎 (Printed and issued Meiji 30.9.1. Printer and publisher: Takekawa Risaburō, [address: Tokyo] Shiba-ku, ...), printed in black ink, left margin Language: Japanese

title: Gishi shijūshichi zu: Asano Takuminokami kerai Ōishi Kuranosuke Yoshio 義士四十七圖│浅野内匠頭家来大石内蔵助良雄  (Pictures of the Loyal Forty-seven Retainers: Ōishi Yoshio, Chamberlain, Retainer to Asano, Head of the Imperial Construction Bureau), printed, upper right Language: Japanese

seal: Gekkō 月耕 (Gekkō), printed in red ink, lower right Language: Japanese

signature: Gekkō 月耕 (Gekkō), printed in black ink, lower right Language: Japanese

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

Museum Purchase: Margery Hoffman Smith Fund, with additional funds provided by Mrs. James Stevens and a gift from Chris Uhlenbeck

Accession Number

90.1.5

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

oban

relief printing

relief prints

woodcuts

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