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Actors in scenes from the play 'A treasury of loyal retainers' by Chushingura. Colour woodcut by Kunisada II, 1856.

Utagawa, Kunisada, 1823-1880.
Date
Month 11, 1856
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Description

Scenes four, six, seven and nine from the play are depicted on this leaf of the triptych

Publication/Creation

Edo [Tokyo] : [publisher not identified], Month 11, 1856.

Physical description

1 print : woodcut, printed in colours

Lettering

Kochoro Kunisada-ga

Notes

Chushingura

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36044i

Lettering note

Bears publisher's mark, censor's seal and set title

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Languages

  • Japanese



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