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Asian Art
Artist: Katsushika Hokusai, Japanese, 1760–1849

Tea house Scene. “Ich iriki” Heiyemon dragging out the spy Kudayu: Forty-Seven Ronin, Act VII

1806, 1st issue

Ukiyo-e; polychrome woodblock print, Yoko-ye shape

sheet: 10 × 15 in. (25.4 × 38.1 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1950.529
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
By appointment
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Works on Paper - Prints
Provenance: 

Mrs. William H. Moore (1858–1955) New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

George J. Lee, Edo Culture in Japanese prints, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1972), 44, no. 5.

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