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Act VIII: The bride's journey, from the series The Treasury of Loyal Retainers

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Katsukawa Shun'ei, Act VIII: The bride's journey, from the series The Treasury of Loyal Retainers, early 1790s, color woodblock print on paper; chūban nishiki-e, The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.170

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Title

Act VIII: The bride's journey, from the series The Treasury of Loyal Retainers

Related Titles

catalog entry: Hachidanme (Act VIII: The bride's journey), from the series Chûshingura (The Treasury of Loyal Retainers)

original language: 忠臣蔵 八段目

series (translated): The Treasury of Loyal Retainers

series (transliterated): Chûshingura

Artist

Katsukawa Shun'ei (Japanese, 1762-1819)

Related People

publisher: Nishimura Yohachi (Japanese, active mid-19th century)

Date

early 1790s

Medium

color woodblock print on paper; chūban nishiki-e

Dimensions (H x W x D)

sheet: 10 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in

Inscriptions & Markings

signature/maker's mark: Shun'ei ga 春英画 (picture by Shun'ei), printed in black ink, lower right, within block Language: Japanese

publisher's mark: Eiju han 永寿板, printed in black ink, lower right, within block Language: Japanese Description: seal of the publisher Nishimuraya Yohachi (Eijudô)

inscription: Chûshingura hachidanme 忠臣蔵 八段目 (Chûshingura, act VIII), printed in black ink within vertical rectangular cartouche, upper left, within block Language: Japanese

Collection Area

Asian Art; Graphic Arts

Category

Prints

Japanese Traditional Prints

Object Type

relief print

Culture

Japanese

Credit Line

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

Accession Number

32.170

Copyright

public domain

Terms

chuban

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

relief printing

relief prints

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

woodcuts

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