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Artist: Murase Taiitsu, Japanese, 1803–1881

Forty-Seven Ronin

19th century

Hanging scroll; ink on paper

without mounting: 52 × 12 1/4 in. (132.1 × 31.1 cm)
with mounting: 78 7/8 × 18 1/8 in. (200.3 × 46 cm)
Collection of H. Christopher Luce, B.A. 1972
2020.33.17
Geography: 
Geography Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868) to Taisho Era (1868–1926)
Classification: 
Paintings
Provenance: 

Frederick Baekland, New York; purchased by H. Christopher Luce, January 1980; given to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2019

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.