The 47 Ronin, Act 1: Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine: The Helmet Inspection, 1862

by Yoshifuji (1828 - 1889)

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The 47 Ronin, Act 1: Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine: The Helmet Inspection, 1862 by Yoshifuji (1828 - 1889)

Original Yoshifuji (1828 - 1889) Japanese Woodblock Print
The 47 Ronin, Act 1: Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine: The Helmet Inspection, 1862

Series; Kanadehon Chushingura, 1862

The 47 Ronin, Act 1: Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine: The Helmet Inspection, 1862 - Handsome kabuki scene from Act 1 of the "Kanadehon Chushingura," the kabuki play based on the famous tale of the 47 ronin. Lady Kaoyo, the wife of Lord Hangan, has arrived at the Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine to identify the helmet of a fallen warrior. At lower left, Lord Wakasanosuke glares angrily up at Lord Moronao after witnessing Moronao making advances to Lady Kaoyo. Lord Hangan stands between the pair, frowning at his companion. Handsomely composed, with nice expressive figures.

Artist - Yoshifuji (1828 - 1889)

Image Size - 13 7/8" x 9 1/8" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. A couple small holes, repaired. A few stains. Please see photos for details.

The 47 Ronin, Act 1: Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine: The Helmet Inspection, 1862 by Yoshifuji (1828 - 1889)
The 47 Ronin, Act 1: Tsurugaoka Hachiman Shrine: The Helmet Inspection, 1862 by Yoshifuji (1828 - 1889)

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