Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)Woodblock Print Title:
Act VIII (Hachidanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers, a Primer (Kanadehon Chűshingura)1st Publication:
Horizontal ˘ban; 25.8 x 38 cm (10 3/16 x 14 15/16 in.)Date of this edition: 1806 Publisher:
Izumiya Ichibei VCondition:
Some fading, some professionally done repairs in the upper section of the print.Notes:
This is the Act 8 in the 1806 Storehouse of the loyal retainers series. You can see the entire series HEREPictures:
Pictures are taken outdoor, in the shade, to reflect true colors, without any enhancements of any kind. The last picture is taken indoor, with a light behind the print, to reveal the exact paper grain, holes if any, or other possible flaws.