ANDO HIROSHIGE
CHUSHINGURA


The Storehouse of Loyalty - Chushingura

Date: 1836
Publisher: Senichi
Format: Oban yokoye
Number of Prints: 16/16
References: Memorial Catalogue , Strange (Catalogue, Chapter VII), Stewart , van Vleck (p.185-187), Albuquerque (669-683)


Act 1 Act I
Lady Kaoyo Mounting the Steps at Hachiman Shrine for the Identification of Her Dead Master's Helmet, Utagawa Hiroshige

Act 2 Act II
Konami Receiving Rikiya while Her Mother Watches; Honzo Holds a Pine Branch after Cutting with Wakasanosuke's Sword, Utagawa

Act 3 Act III
Bannai, Retainer of Moronao, with List of Presents to Appease Moronao, Watched by Honzo at Left, Utagawa

Act 4 Act IV
Envoys from the Shogun Approach Lady Kaoyo and Group at Enya's Castle, Bringing Sentence of Death to Enya, Lady Kaoyo Is Surrounded by Cherry Blossoms Gathered to Cheer Enya during His Incarceration, Utagawa

Act 5 Act V
Yoichibei, Father of Okaru, Being Robbed of the Money from Her Sale to a Brothel

Act 6 Act VI
Hunters Returning after Bringing the Body of the Murdered Yoichibei to His Cottage

Act 7 Act VII
Yuranosuke Dining with the Spy Kudayu at Ichiriki Brothel, Kyoto, on the Anniversary of Enya's Death

Act 8 Act VIII
Konami's Bridal Journey

Act 9 Act IX
Honzo's Suicide in Front of His Family; Yuranosuke Dressed as a Komuso Making Preparations to Attack Moronao

Act 10 Act X
Ronin Carrying a Basket that Conceals Yuranosuke into Gihei's House

Act 11-1 Act XI First Episode
Ronin Crossing a Bridge at Night on the Way to Moronao's Castle

Act 11-2 Act XI Second Episode
Ronin Breaking into the Inner Building of Moronao's Castle

Act 11-3 Act XI Third Episode
Moronao Captured and Shown Enya's Suicide Sword by Yuranosuke

Act 11-4 Act XI Fourth Episode
Ronin After Attack Going to Sengakuji Temple, Stopped by Soldiers of Prince of Sendai, To Be Given Refreshments

Act 11-5 Act XI Fifth Episode
Ronin Stopped from Crossing Ryogoku Bridge by Shogun's Representative

Act 11-6 Act XI Sixth Episode
Ronin Enter Sengakuji Temple to Pay Homage to Their Lord, Enya