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Bandō Hikosaburō as Hayano Kanpei and Sawamura Tanosuke as Okaru
  • Kakujujo Meirindō
    active 1861–1864
    active: Japan
  • Bandō Hikosaburō as Hayano Kanpei and Sawamura Tanosuke as Okaru, 1862, 3rd month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • (scene from play "Kanedehon Chūshingura")
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: left 35.8 x 24.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: left 14 1/8 x 9 5/8 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: right 35.8 x 24.5 cm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: right 14 1/8 x 9 5/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 25 in
  • Museum purchase: Weare-West Fund
  • Not on display
  • 1984.0167.a,b
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Samurai and wife facing each other in two panels, both in front of house. The left has a male figure (Bandō Hikosaburō as Hayano Kanpei) with a sword drawn by a gate at night with black crows above. The right has a female figure (Bandō Hikosaburō as Hayano Kanpei) in front of a gate with black crows above.