The 47 Ronin, Act 5: The Yamazaki Highway, 1872

by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

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The 47 Ronin, Act 5: The Yamazaki Highway, 1872 by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

Original Kunisada III (1848 - 1920) Japanese Woodblock Print
The 47 Ronin, Act 5: The Yamazaki Highway, 1872

Series; The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Kanadehon Chushingura)

The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers - Handsome design from Kunisada III's 1872 series "The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers," (Kanadehon Chushingura), a drama based on the true story of the 47 ronin. These colorful designs feature expressive figures in nicely detailed settings, bordered with a purple and yellow dogtooth pattern rather than the black and white usually seen. A nice choice for a collector interested in this timeless tale of honor and revenge.

Artist - Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

Image Size - 9" x 13 1/2" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. Vertical centerfold. A few repairs, creasing throughout. Please see photos for details.

The 47 Ronin, Act 5: The Yamazaki Highway, 1872 by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)
The 47 Ronin, Act 5: The Yamazaki Highway, 1872 by Kunisada III (1848 - 1920)

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