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(Act 10, Igo and Osono)
  • Kitagawa Tsukimaro
    active circa 1794–1836
    active: Japan
  • (Act 10, Igo and Osono), circa 1800–1804, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Chūshingura Jūichi Maku (The Eleven Acts of Chushingura)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 322 x 221 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 12 5/8 x 8 11/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 322 x 225 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 12 5/8 x 8 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7598
Description

Scene from act ten at Kawaya (lantern with name of kawaya). Osono in black head dress. Son, Igo, making face at his mother from the side.
From a comic scene not in the usual version of the Chushingura play.