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Act Eleven, Finale
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Act Eleven, Finale, 1847–1853, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Chūshingura (Story of Forty-Seven Rōnin)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 153 x 210 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 x 8 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 172 x 226 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 8 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7454
Description

The Rōnin line up at sunset, preparing for their ritual Seppuku, one holds the head of Moronao in box. At lead, Yuranosuke and Buddhist monk at Senjakuji temple wall. Sawtooth borders.