About this artwork
In this parody of Act VII, the artist presents only two players: the courtesan reading the letter by means of a mirror, and a young samurai in Kuranosuke’s place who reads a short letter on a small roll by the light of a hanging lantern.
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- Asian Art
- Suzuki Harunobu
- Parody of Act VII of "The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers (Chushingura)"
- Color woodblock print; hashira-e
- 25 3/4 x 4 1/2 in.
- Clarence Buckingham Collection