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(Act Ten, Yuranosuke and Gihei's wife)
  • Katsushika Hokusai
    born: Katsushika ward, Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • (Act Ten, Yuranosuke and Gihei's wife), 1800s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Chūshingura (Story of Forty-Seven Rōnin)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 178 x 275 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 x 10 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 182 x 280 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/8 x 11 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 0000.1652
Label Text

The rōnin hide behind chests as Yuranosuke stands before Amakawaya Gihei, the shop owner, and holds hair of his wife, Osono, on a fan in front of her and her and son. Yoshimatsu at right.