Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

Welcome to the Spencer Collection

Ehon Chūshingura (Illustrated Treasury of Loyal Retainers) bookwrapper
  • Hasegawa Sadanobu
    1809–1879
    active: Japan
  • Ehon Chūshingura (Illustrated Treasury of Loyal Retainers) bookwrapper, circa 1860s–1870s, Meiji period (1868–1912)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut, bookwrapper
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 177 x 261 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 15/16 x 10 1/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • Gift of Israel Goldman
  • Not on display
  • 1985.0294
Description
Label Text
Literature

Two figures, a male and female, in a landscape. They look to the left. Castle seen to left and right of the title cartouche. The man is wearing red, blue, and green and has swords. The woman, below him, wears gray, red, white, and green.