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Act 2, Momoikan, Striking the Pine

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Act 2, Momoikan, Striking the Pine
by Eisen Keisai (1791-1848)

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Artist: Eisen Keisai (1791-1848) 渓斎英泉
Title: Act 2, Momoikan, Striking the Pine
Series: Chushingura
Date 1st edition?Not set
Publisher 1st edition?Not Set
Publisher (this edition)?Not Set
Medium (1st edition): Woodblock
Medium (this edition): Woodblock
Format (1st edition): Not Set
Format (this edition): Not Set
DB artwork code: 28400
Notes (1st edition)?
Notes (this edition)?The following information was taken from the original web listing of this artwork. Often written by non-experts, there may be inaccuracies:

Act 2, Momoikan, Striking the Pine (161-1-2)
Oboshi Rikiya attends the next morningÕs castle attendance session of MomoiÕs chief retainer Kakogawa Honzo as a messenger from Momoi. HonzoÕs daughter Konami is RikiyaÕs betrothed. Her mother TonaseÕs plotting allows a meeting between Konami and Rikiya. Then Wakasanosuke makes his intent to kill Moronao known to Honzo. Honzo understands his lordÕs determination and shows his agreement by striking a pine branch with his sword, growing all the more fervent.
The print shows Honzo in the garden striking a pine branch with his short sword.

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