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Dai hachi dan me (Act 8)
  • Katsukawa Shunsen
    1762–circa 1830
    active: Japan
  • Dai hachi dan me (Act 8), circa 1810s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Shinpan Uki-e Chūshingura (Newly-published Perspective Pictures of Chūshingura)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 194 x 285 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 5/8 x 11 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 226 x 325 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 8 7/8 x 12 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7559

The bridal journey from Edo to Yamashina, for the marriage between Rikiya and his betrothed, Konami. Konami walks in front (BL) with her mother Tonase. A daimyo procession passes them on the right. Mt.Fuji to TL, ocean with boats beyond the pines.