The 47 Ronin, Act 6: The Suicide of Kampei

by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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The 47 Ronin, Act 6: The Suicide of Kampei by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Original Kunisada II (1823 - 1880) Japanese Woodblock Print
The 47 Ronin, Act 6: The Suicide of Kampei

From an untitled series of Kanadehon Chushingura, 1870

The 47 Ronin, Act 6: The Suicide of Kampei - Handsome scene from Kunisada II's untitled 1870 series based on the kabuki play "Kanadehon Chushingura," which tells the fantastic story of the 47 Ronin, who avenged their master's death. This 1870 series features the vibrant colors so popular during the Meiji era, adding a lively touch to a traditional subject. Carefully drawn with fine detail and attractive settings, these interesting chuban designs are a nice option for a collector interested in this classic tale of honor and revenge.

Artist - Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

Image Size - 6 1/2" x 9" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Tiny loss at corner, repaired. Please see photos for details.

The 47 Ronin, Act 6: The Suicide of Kampei by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)
The 47 Ronin, Act 6: The Suicide of Kampei by Kunisada II (1823 - 1880)

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