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岡野銀右衛門包秀 #11, Okano Ginemon Kanehide holding lantern
  • Utagawa Kuniyoshi
    1797–1861
    born: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan ; died: Edo (present-day Tokyo), Japan
  • 岡野銀右衛門包秀 #11, Okano Ginemon Kanehide holding lantern, 1847–1848, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • 誠忠義士傳 Seichū gishiden (Stories of the True Loyalty of the Faithful Samurai)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 352 x 251 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 13 7/8 x 9 7/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 352 x 251 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 13 7/8 x 9 7/8 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7656
Description
Label Text

Okano Gin'eman Tsunehide is one of the forty-seven ronin from the kabuki play Chūshingura. He is shown holding a lantern with left hand, and drawn sword in right hand. Biography on top left.