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Gishi yo-uchi (Act Eleven: The Night Attack of the Loyal Samurai)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Gishi yo-uchi (Act Eleven: The Night Attack of the Loyal Samurai), 1843–1847, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Chūshingura (Story of Forty-Seven Rōnin)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 136 x 205 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 3/8 x 8 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 185 x 242 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/4 x 9 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7436
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Rōnin about to break in the door of Moronao using mallet and axe. Another group is climbing up on a roof. Moon above, snow scene. Mon border.