The 47 Ronin, Act 5, 1860

by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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The 47 Ronin, Act 5, 1860 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

Original Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892) Japanese Woodblock Print
The 47 Ronin, Act 5, 1860

Series; The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Kanadehon Chushingura), 1860
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The 47 Ronin, Act 5, 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 5, the villain Ono no Sadakuro attacks the elderly Yoichibei on the Yamazaki Highway at night, killing him to steal his purse. A rare Yoshitoshi series.

Artist - Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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

Condition - Good detail. Small repair, creasing throughout.

The 47 Ronin, Act 5, 1860 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)
The 47 Ronin, Act 5, 1860 by Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)

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