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Identification and Creation
Object Number
1910.49
People
Kitagawa Utamaro 喜多川歌麿, Japanese (d. 1806)
Published by Nishimuraya Yohachi 西村屋与八
Title
Act V (Godanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chūshingura)
Other Titles
Original Language Title: 「忠臣蔵 五段目」
Classification
Prints
Work Type
print
Date
c. 1798-1799 (Kansei 10-11)
Places
Creation Place: East Asia, Japan
Period
Edo period, 1615-1868
Culture
Japanese
Persistent Link
https://hvrd.art/o/210482
Physical Descriptions
Medium
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Technique
Woodblock print
Dimensions
vertical ōban: H. 38.4 cm x W. 25.7 cm (15 1/8 x 10 1/8 in.)
Inscriptions and Marks
  • Signed: Utamaro hitsu
  • signature: Signature: Utamaro hitsu 歌麿筆
Acquisition and Rights
Credit Line
Harvard Art Museums/Arthur M. Sackler Museum, Gift of Owen Bryant
Accession Year
1910
Object Number
1910.49
Division
Asian and Mediterranean Art
Contact
am_asianmediterranean@harvard.edu
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Publication History

Narazaki Muneshige, Ukiyo-e shuka [Collection of the Masterpieces of Ukiyo-e Prints in Museums] Volume 8: Foggu Bijutsukan [Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University], Neruson Bijutsukan [Nelson Atkins Museum]..., Shogaku-kan (Tokyo, Japan, 1980 [Showa 55]), Color Plate 092; p. 100 (entry p. 189)

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