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Hachi daime (Act 8)
  • Utagawa Toyokuni I
    1769–1825
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Hachi daime (Act 8), circa 1790, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Ukie Chūshingura (Chushingura Perspective Pictures)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 201 x 311 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 7/8 x 12 1/4 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 229 x 344 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 x 13 1/2 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7606
Description

Perspective print of act eight, the bridal journey of Konami along the Tōkaidō with her mother Tonase on their way to Yamashina. Mt. Fuji at center with rows of pines at either side. Four women stand at center bottom with Daimyō's procession at bottom right corner. Boat on river at bottom left corner.