The 47 Ronin, Act 4: Lord Hangan's Suicide, 1843- 1847

by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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The 47 Ronin, Act 4: Lord Hangan's Suicide, 1843- 1847 by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Original Hiroshige (1797 - 1858) Japanese Woodblock Print
The 47 Ronin, Act 4: Lord Hangan's Suicide, 1843- 1847

Series; The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chushingura), 1843- 1847
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The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers - Fantastic print from a very rare 47 ronin series by Hiroshige published by Aritaya in the 1840s. The series is known for its unusual treatment of several of its subjects, showing innovative interpretations of the scenes typically found in Chushingura series. These lively designs include nicely detailed settings, framed by a border of bamboo interspersed with the black inverted comma crest of Oboshi Yuranosuke, the leader of the ronin. A great choice for a collector interested in this timeless tale of honor and revenge.

Artist - Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

Image Size - 8 3/4" x 13 1/2" + margins as shown

Condition - Good detail. A few wormholes, repaired. Creasing throughout.

The 47 Ronin, Act 4: Lord Hangan's Suicide, 1843- 1847 by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)
The 47 Ronin, Act 4: Lord Hangan's Suicide, 1843- 1847 by Hiroshige (1797 - 1858)

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