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The Treasury of the Loyal Retainers Act IX

Kuniteru, 1851, Wood cut
The Treasury of the Loyal Retainers Act IX
The Treasury of the Loyal Retainers Act IX
The Treasury of the Loyal Retainers Act IX
Category
Library Item
Item no
313
Title
'The Treasury of the Loyal Retainers' ('Kanadehon Chushingura') Act IX
Description
This scene is from Act 9 of the Kabuki play 'The Treasury of Loyal Retainers' or 'Kanadehon Chushingura'. It takes place at Yuranosuke's house in Yamashina. Honzo, father to Konami and husband to Tonase, objects to the arranged marriage between Konami and Rikiya. When Honzo begins to criticize Rikiya, Rikiya's mother attacks Honzo with a spear. Honzo wrestles her to the ground but an armed Rikiya comes to his mother's assistance.
Artist / maker
Date
1851
Size
22.5 x 35.5 cm.
Type
Location
Art and Design Library
Rights and purchasing
Option
Price
Digital FileElectronic file 72 dpi JPEG
£5.11(inc. VAT 20%)
Digital FileElectronic File 300 dpi TIFF
£26.04(inc. VAT 20%)
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