Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Shodan 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34 x 22.7 cm. | Print shows actors in the roles of Moronō (Kira Yoshinaka) propositioning Lady Kaoyo, Enya's wife, and Wakasanosuke (a noble offended by Moronō's behavior).
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Yodanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34.5 x 23 cm. | Print shows an old man (possibly Yuranosuke), a woman (probably Lady Kawayo), and a young man (possibly Rikiya).
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Hachidanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34.2 x 23.1 cm. | Print shows two women (one probably Konami on her bridal journey to Rikiya's home) in a landscape setting with Mount Fuji in the background.
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Jūichidanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34.2 x 22.8 cm. | Print shows a mentally disabled old man, a samurai carrying a lantern (one of the 47 Rōnin), and the goddess figure Otafuku; at the time of the attack on Moronô's home.
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Shichidanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34.2 x 23 cm. | Print shows two men (possibly Yuranosuke and one of Moronô's spies) and a woman (possibly Okaru) at a brothel.
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Nidanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 4.3 x 23 cm. | Print shows a young man (Rikiya) speaking to a young woman (Konami), they are observed by an older man (possibly Yuranosuke, Rikiya's father, or Honzo, Konami's father).
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Rokudanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34.3 x 22.8 cm. | Print shows two men (one is probably Kampei) and a young woman (probably Okaru).
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Jūdanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34.1 x 23 cm. | Print shows a woman watching two children play with puppets, reenacting the revenge of the 47 Rōnin.
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Kudanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34.2 x 23 cm. | Print shows two women (Konami and her stepmother Tonase) and another person (possibly Oishi, wife of Yuranosuke) standing behind a screen, listening to them.
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Sandanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34.4 x 23.2 cm. | Print shows a woman (possibly Okaru), a little man (possibly Moronô's servant Bannai), and another man (possibly Honzo or Kampei).
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Godanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 19.6 x 26 cm. | Print shows a man (possibly the outlaw Sadakurô) holding an umbrella, glaring at a man (probably Yoichibei) holding a lantern, cowering in the rain; Sadakurô will rob and kill Yoichibei.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyasu
    • Date: 1815
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Jūichidanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 19.5 x 25.7 cm. | Print shows three Rōnin samurai attacking the entrance to Moronō's (Kira Yoshinaka) home.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyasu
    • Date: 1815
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Kudanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 19.7 x 26 cm. | Print shows a man (possibly Yuranosuke) and two women (possibly Tonase and her step-daughter Konami, or Oishi, wife of Yuranosuke) in a room with doorway to the outside in the background.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyasu
    • Date: 1815
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Shodan 1 print : woodcut, color ; 19.8 x 25.7 cm. | Print shows a woman on the left, Kaoyo, wife of Enya (Asano Naganori), who has received a love letter from Moronō (Kira Yoshinaka), who is standing on the right, and, in the middle, Wakasanosuke about to draw his sword.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyasu
    • Date: 1815
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Nidanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 18.4 x 25.8 cm. | Print shows Rikiya, with sword and fan, standing next to Konami, kneeling on the floor, offering him a cup of tea.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyasu
    • Date: 1815
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Taibi 1 print : woodcut, color ; 19.3 x 25.8 cm. | Print shows three men outside a shed, one is carrying a large knife, another is carrying a lance and a lantern, and the third man appears unarmed.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyasu
    • Date: 1815
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Jūdanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 19 x 25.9 cm. | Print shows a masked man, one of the Rōnin, with a sword attacking Osono, the estranged wife of Gihei, in order to cut her hair to the customary length of a nun making it impossible for her father to marry her off to someone else. While this is taking place Gihei is standing...
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyasu
    • Date: 1815
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Sandanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 19.7 x 25.6 cm. | Print shows, at the entrance to a foot-bridge, a man (Kampei) with sword raised over his head, poised to strike, and standing next to him is a woman (Okaru), and lying on the ground is a man who is possibly one of Moronô's (Kira Yoshinaka) ruffians.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyasu
    • Date: 1815
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Kudanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 25.4 x 18.4 cm. | Print shows Tonase holding a sword, standing behind her step-daughter Konami on a veranda as Honzō walks by, disguised as a traveling monk, wearing a beehive-shaped basket over his head and playing a recorder.
    • Contributor: Katsukawa, Shunsh
    • Date: 1775
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Rokudanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 18.8 x 26 cm. | Print shows a woman, Osai, owner of a brothel, in a palanquin with porters at the front and back. She has come to Yoichibei's cottage to make the final payment for Okaru, Yoichibei's daughter. She is confronted by Kampei who is returning to the cottage after a night of hunting during which he...
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyasu
    • Date: 1815
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Sandaime Onoe Kikugorō no Ōboshi Yuranosuke 1 print : woodcut, color ; 38.5 x 26 cm. | Print shows a full-length portrait of Onoi Kikugorō, actor, facing left, holding sword in right hand, wearing robe, in the role of Ōboshi Yuranosuke, one of the 47 Rōnin, in his farewell performace. Greeting and poem written above image.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kunisada
    • Date: 1824
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Yodanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 18.5 x 25.8 cm. | Print shows three actors, two possibly represent royal envoys who are to deliver the message that Enya Hangan (Asano Naganori) is to committ seppuku, ritual suicide, the third man is possibly Hangan brandishing a short sword or dagger with which to disembowl himself.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyasu
    • Date: 1815
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the grounds] 1 drawing : color. | Drawing shows the night attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin.
    • Date: 1800
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - headed for the shrine] 1 drawing : color. | Drawing shows a few men confronting by the 47 rōnin on the Ryogoku Bridge over the Sumida River during the night on their return after attacking Kira Yoshinaka's home and beheading him.
    • Date: 1800
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Jūichidanme - act eleven of the Chūshingura - searching the house] 1 drawing : color. | Print shows a scene during the attack on Kira Yoshinaka's home by the 47 rōnin, with two men about to engage in combat inside a dwelling, disrupting a woman playing the koto and knocking down partitions.
    • Date: 1800