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Ichi daime (Act 1)
  • Utagawa Toyokuni I
    1769–1825
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Ichi daime (Act 1), circa 1790, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Ukie Chūshingura (Chushingura Perspective Pictures)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 201 x 306 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 7/8 x 12 1/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 230 x 350 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 1/16 x 13 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7608
Description
Label Text

Perspective print, Act I. At the Hachiman shrine, a group of four figures at right and three figures at BL separated by large tree. At top, reception of the shrine for younger brother of shogun Tadayoshi.