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義士夜討図 Gishi youchi zu (The Night Attack of the Faithful Samurai)
  • Utagawa Yoshitsuya
    circa 1847–1866
    active: Japan
  • 義士夜討図 Gishi youchi zu (The Night Attack of the Faithful Samurai), 1857, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Chūshingura
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: a 368 x 250 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: a 14 1/2 x 9 13/16 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: b 362 x 251 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: b 14 1/4 x 9 7/8 in
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: c 362 x 250 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: c 14 1/4 x 9 13/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: a 375 x 255 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: a 14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: b 374 x 255 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: b 14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: c 373 x 253 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: c 14 5/8 x 9 15/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 20 x 36 in
  • Museum purchase: Lucy Shaw Schultz Fund
  • Not on display
  • 2007.0063.a,b,c
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Triptych. Group of warriors are fighting on roof tops in a snowy night.