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Act Ten: Gihei’s loyalty is tested by the Rōnin disguised as police officers
  • Utagawa Hiroshige
    1797–1858
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Act Ten: Gihei’s loyalty is tested by the Rōnin disguised as police officers, 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 211 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 6 x 8 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 173 x 229 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 6 3/4 x 9 in
    Mat Dimensions: 11 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7458
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Inside Amakawaya Gihei's shop. Gihei is surrounded by six of the Rōnin passing off as policemen in order to test Gihei's loyalty.