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Ōboshi stopped outside a castle bearing a samurai's helmet. Colour woodcut by Kunisada I, 1847-1848.

  • Utagawa, Toyokuni, 1786-1865.
Date
1847-1848
Reference
36190i
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Description

From a large set of prints devoted to the valiant deeds of Ōboshi Yuranosuke Yoshio, leader of the forty-seven loyal samurai who avenged their dead master

Publication/Creation

Edo [Tokyo] : [publisher not identified], 1847-1848.

Physical description

1 print : woodcut, printed in colours

Lettering

Kōchōrō Toyokuni-ga

Notes

Story of the true loyalty of Ōboshi (no. 31)

Lettering note

Bears publisher's mark, censor's seal and set title
Text in box describes the incident depicted

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 36190i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Japanese

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