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Act XI. Second Episode

Ronin breaking into Moronao's mansion

Act XI. Second Episode


Artist: Hiroshige, Utagawa (1797-1858)

Title: Act XI. Second Episode. Ronin breaking into Moronao’s mansion

Series: The Loyal League of the 47 Ronin

Japanese Series: Chushingura (16 prints)

Publisher: Senichi

Date: Edo Period

The plot unfolds at night in the depths of winter and the household are taken by surprise. This dramatic print captures the scene when the Ronin break into Moronao’s mansion. The shutters are being forced open with bamboo and the Ronin’s own swords.


SKU: Japanese Prints 40 Category: