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Act VI: Kanpei's suicide, from the series Parlor Puppets

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Utagawa Toyohiro, Act VI: Kanpei's suicide, from the series Parlor Puppets, ca. 1803, color woodblock print on paper; koban nishiki-e, The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection, public domain, 32.359

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Title

Act VI: Kanpei's suicide, from the series Parlor Puppets

Related Titles

catalog entry: Chûshingura rokudanme (Act VI: Kanpei's suicide), from the series Ozashiki ningyô (Parlor Puppets)

original language: 御座敷人形 忠臣蔵 六段目

series (translated): Parlor Puppet

series (transliterated): Ozashiki ningyô

translated: Act VI: Kanpei's suicide

transliterated: Chûshingura rokudanme

Artist

Utagawa Toyohiro (Japanese, 1773-1828)

Related People

publisher: Yamadaya Sanshirō (Japanese, active ca. 1690-1811)

Date

ca. 1803

Medium

color woodblock print on paper; koban nishiki-e

Dimensions (H x W x D)

image/sheet: 8 9/16 in x 6 5/16 in

Inscriptions & Markings

publisher's mark: Yamada 山田 (Yamada), printed in black ink within a vertical oval cartouche, lower left Language: Japanese Description: Seal of the publisher Yamadaya Sanshirô (Sanrindô)

title: Ozashiki ningyô Chûshingura rokudanme 御座敷人形 忠臣蔵 六段目 (Parlor Puppets: Chûshingura Act VI), printed in black ink, upper right Language: Japanese Description: in a double yellow cartouche, outlined in black

signature: Toyohiro ga 豊廣画 (Picture by Toyohiro), printed in black ink, center right 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

32.359

Copyright

public domain

Terms

Japanese woodblock prints

nishiki-e

relief printing

relief prints

The Mary Andrews Ladd Collection

woodcuts

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