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Shōkō no Ba (The Offering of Incense)
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Shōkō no Ba (The Offering of Incense), 1843–1847, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Chūshingura (Story of Forty-Seven Rōnin)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 151 x 219 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 5 15/16 x 8 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 184 x 240 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 7 1/4 x 9 7/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7437
Description
Literature

At shrine of Enya Hangan, Yuranosuke (center right) orders the head or Moronao to be placed in shrine. Pines and seascape with boats. Kneeling monk at bottom right corner. Act four?