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Yon daime (Act 4)
  • Utagawa Toyokuni I
    1769–1825
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; active: Japan
  • Yon daime (Act 4), circa 1790, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Ukie Chūshingura (Chushingura Perspective Pictures)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 201 x 310 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 7 7/8 x 12 3/16 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 229 x 351 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 9 x 13 13/16 in
    Mat Dimensions: 14 x 19 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7613
Description
Exhibitions

Perspective print of act four, the seppuku scene. Home of Enyo Hangan. Hangan at center preparing himself for seppuku. To his left, Ishido Umamogō and Yakushiji Jirozaemono. Ishida has letter. Two senior samurai of Hangan's household are at his right, Ono Kudayu and Hara Goemon.