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Comparisons for the 47 Ronin, Act 11: Kono Moronao, 1847 - 1852 by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

Item Number: 893902

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Edo Era, 1603 - 1868
Item Number: 893902
 
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Comparisons for the 47 Ronin, Act 11: Kono Moronao, 1847 - 1852 by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

Original Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880) Japanese Woodblock Print
Comparisons for the 47 Ronin, Act 11: Kono Moronao, 1847 - 1852

Comments - Charming image of a beauty cleaning house, waving a duster in one hand as she picks up a wooden box tied with cord. She looks up over her shoulder with a smile, her sleeves tied back with a red sash and a cloth wrapped protectively over her hair. An inset at upper right shows the discovery of Lord Moronao hiding in a storage shed in Act 11 of the "Storehouse of Loyal Retainers" (Kanadehon Chushingura), the famous play about the 47 ronin.

Artist - Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)
Image Size - 13 1/4" x 9"
Condition - This print with good detail as shown. Backed with paper. Loss in subject, a few small holes, repaired. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases and small spots. Please see photos for details.


Comparisons for the 47 Ronin, Act 11: Kono Moronao, 1847 - 1852 by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

Comparisons for the 47 Ronin, Act 11: Kono Moronao, 1847 - 1852 by Yoshitora (active circa 1840 - 1880)

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