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1962

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Woodblock Print, Stage Design: Act II, for the Chushingura, 1836

This is a Woodblock Print. It was designed by Ando Hiroshige and published by Senichi. It is dated 1836 and we acquired it in 1962. Its medium is woodblock print (ukiyo-e) on mulberry paper (washi). It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of Herman A. Elsberg.

Its dimensions are

24 × 36.4 cm (9 7/16 × 14 5/16 in.)

It is signed

Signed, lower left, Japanese characters

Cite this object as

Woodblock Print, Stage Design: Act II, for the Chushingura, 1836; Designed by Ando Hiroshige (Japanese, 1797 - 1858); Japan; woodblock print (ukiyo-e) on mulberry paper (washi); 24 × 36.4 cm (9 7/16 × 14 5/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of Herman A. Elsberg; 1962-197-1

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