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Act VII - Katsukawa  Shunsho prints

Act VII

By Katsukawa Shunsho

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Act VII - Katsukawa  Shunsho print

Katsukawa Shunsho
1770

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Date: 1770

Medium: woodcut/woodblock/ukiyo-e, woodblock

Edition size: n/a

Sheet size: 26.1 by 19.4 cm

Condition: good

Signature: signed

Price: $4800 (excl. taxes)

Description:

From "Eleven Sheets Illustrating the Treasury of the Forty-Seven Loyal Retainers"

An unsigned impression from the series published ca. late 1770's.

chuban 26.1 by 19.4 cm

For a discussion of the series see Clark & Ueda, The Actor's Image: Print Makers of the Katsukawa School, pp. 252-253; 425-426. For a synopsis of the Chushingura, see Halford, The Kabuki Handbook, pp. 138-165.

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