The 47 Ronin, Act 6, 1860

by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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The 47 Ronin, Act 6, 1860 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Original Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892) Japanese Woodblock Print
The 47 Ronin, Act 6, 1860

Series; The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Kanadehon Chushingura), 1860
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The 47 Ronin, Act 6, 1860 - Handsome design from an early Yoshitoshi series depicting "The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers" (Kanadehon Chushingura), based on the true story of the 47 ronin. Each chuban format design features expressive figures in nicely detailed settings. Here in Act 6, two of the ronin confront Hayano Kampei, having decided to return the money he donated to join the vendetta, thinking he had obtained the funds illegally. In the distance at left, his wife Okaru departs in a palanquin, having sold herself to a brothel to obtain the funds Kampei needed. A rare Yoshitoshi series.

Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Image Size - 6 3/4" x 9 1/4" + margins as shown

Condition - Good detail. Small tear, a couple holes, repaired. Wrinkling throughout.

The 47 Ronin, Act 6, 1860 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
The 47 Ronin, Act 6, 1860 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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