Untitled vertical diptych series of the 47 Rônin

Publisher: Ebi-ya Rinnosuke

1847-1848

 

This series consists of vertical diptychs (kakemono-e), approximately 28 by 10 inches or 72 by 25 centimeters).  It is not listed in either Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961) or Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints by Basil William Robinson (Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1982). 

 

 

Description: Ôboshi Yuranosuke Yoshio seated on a stool

 

 

Description: Yoshida Chûzaemon Kanesuke seated on a stool

 

I am grateful to Ward Pieters for locating this image.

 

Description: Probably either fifteen year old Ôboshi Chikara Yoshikane or seventeen year old Kato Yomoshichi Norikane

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