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

The Loyal League of Forty-seven Ronin (Chushingura) Act XI: The Ronin’s Attack of Moronao’s Residence

1806

Ukiyo-e; polychrome woodblock print

10 × 14 7/8 in. (25.4 × 37.8 cm)
Hobart and Edward Small Moore Memorial Collection, Gift of Mrs. William H. Moore
1950.532
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), 43, no. 2.

Suzanne E. Wright and Melissa Walt Thompson, Working in the Floating World, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 1986), no. 2.

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