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Maker(s):Utagawa Hiroshige I; Izumiya Ichibei, publisher
Culture:Japanese (1797-1858); Japanese (active ca. 1770s–1856)
Title:Act Six of The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers ('Chūshingura rokudanme')
Date Made:ca. 1836
Type:Print
Materials:woodblock print
Measurements:overall: 9 5/8 in x 14 7/16 in; 24.5 cm x 36.7 cm
Accession Number:  AC 2005.274
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
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Description:
musha-e; yoko-e; nishiki-e

Label Text:
This print is signed at upper-left "Hiroshige ga" ('drawn by Hiroshige'). At lower-left the print bears the circular kiwame seal of the censor and the mark of publisher Izumiya Ichibei of the firm Kansendō, who collaborated with Hiroshige on many series beginning the in early 1830s. The title of the print appears at top-right within the red cartouche.

Tags:
bridges; figures; robes; trees; houses; water; times of day; weapons; samurai; swords; seals; woodcut

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