The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers - Handsome print from Yoshitora's kabuki series "The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers" (Kanadehon Chushingura), which tells the story of the famous 47 ronin who avenged their master's death. These scenes feature expressive figures in nicely detailed settings, in an unusual vertical format. Some designs depict different subjects than those commonly associated with a particular act, such as such as Okaru's brother attacking her in Act 7 at the Ichiriki Teahouse rather than her spying on Yuranosuke as he reads a secret message about the vendetta. An interesting variation on these popular tale.
Artist - Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)
Image Size - 13 1/4" x 9 1/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. Horizontal folds. Creasing. Please see photos for details.
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