One of the Famous Loyal League of 47 Ronin

Title
One of the Famous Loyal League of 47 Ronin
Repository
Oregon State University. Fairbanks Gallery
Artist
Utagawa, Kuniyoshi
Description
Title: "One of the Famous Loyal League of 47 Ronin". Explanation: Artist is leading pupil of Toyokuni. Of the numerous dramas performed in the marionette theatre, the most popular as a subject for color printing was the "Chushingura." This warrior is one of the 47 named Maeda. The night of their charge was on a very snowy day, as can be seen in the print, too.
Work Type
relief prints woodcuts (prints)
Date
1797-1861
Identifier
AD.82.57
Rights
No Copyright - United States
Type
Image
Format
image/tiff
Physical Extent
9 1/2"x14" 16 x 20
Set
The Fairbanks Fine Arts Print Collection
Primary Set
The Fairbanks Fine Arts Print Collection
Institution
Oregon State University
Created
2007-02-01
Modified
2007-02-01