Yamaoka Kakubei's Wife, circa 1846 - Attractive portrait of with wife of Yamaoka Kakubei, one of the famous 47 ronin. She stands on a deck holding a lantern aloft, looking up over her shoulder. Beyond the snow-covered trees in the distance, the ronin can be seen clambering over the rooftop of Lord Moronao's mansion during the night attack. A full moon glows above. A lovely design from this rarely seen series.
Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Image Size - 14" x 9 5/8"
Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Backed with paper. Stitching holes at side, repaired. Slight rubbing, ink marks. Please see photos for details.
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