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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1933.4.2421
People
Katsukawa Shun'ei 勝川春英, Japanese (1762 - 1819)
Title
Act Nine from the series Treasury of Loyal Retainers (Chūshingura: Ku danme)
Other Titles
Transliterated Title: Chūshingura: Ku danme
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
Edo period, late 18th to early 19th century
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/207214
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Ukiyo-e woodblock print in "ōban" format; ink and color on paper, with printed signature reading "Shun'ei ga"
Dimensions
Paper: H. 38.6 cm x W. 26.4 cm (15 3/16 x 10 3/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: (printed) Shun'ei ga, dated to the "6th Month of the Year of the Hare"
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of the Friends of Arthur B. Duel
Accession Year
1933
Object Number
1933.4.2421
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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