Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
The 47 Ronin, Act 10: The Amakawaya Shop
Series; The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Kanadehon Chushingura),1847 - 1852
The 47 Ronin, Act 10: The Amakawaya Shop - Dramatic scene of some of the ronin bursting into the courtyard of the Amakawaya Shop. The owner Gihei agreed to store weapons for the vendetta, so they have come to test his loyalty. They threaten him with iron truncheons, and even propose to kill his young child, but he remains steadfast, and will not reveal the location. A lively image from this classic drama.
Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Image Size - 8 7/8" x 13 3/4" + margins as shown
Condition - This print with good color and detail as shown. Fold at corner. A few holes, repaired. Creasing, slight toning and soiling. Please see photos for details.