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Katsukawa Shunsho, (1726-1792)

Eleven Sheets Illustrating the Treasury of the Forty-Seven Loyal Retainers: Act VII

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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