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申斐田弥左衛門友信 #48, Kaida Yadaemon Tomonobu
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi
    1797–1861
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • 申斐田弥左衛門友信 #48, Kaida Yadaemon Tomonobu, 1847, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 誠忠義士傳 Seichū gishiden (Stories of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Samurai)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 352 x 239 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/8 x 9 3/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 352 x 239 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 7/8 x 9 3/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Anonymous gift
  • Not on display
  • 1982.0348
Description

Kaida Yadaeimon Tomonobu was one of the fourty-seven rōnin in the kabuki play Chūshingura. Biography at UR corner. Drawn sword in right hand.