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Act 5 Yamazaki Road

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Act 5 Yamazaki Road
by Eisen Keisai (1791-1848)

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Artist: Eisen Keisai (1791-1848) 渓斎英泉
Title: Act 5 Yamazaki Road
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: 28403
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:

Eisen
Act 5 Yamazaki Road (161-1-5, 161-2-1)
Kanpei meets his old comrade Chizaki Yagoro and it is hinted that the he will be pardoned for the accident by providing funds for the military. OkaruÕs father Yoichibei sells his daughter, and as he is returning home with the money to support her husband Kanpei, he is attacked and killed by the villain Ono Sadakuro. By mistake, this Sadakuro takes KanpeiÕs bullet aimed at a wild boar and dies.
Kanpei rushes forward, only to be surprised with the body of a man, not a boar. Without knowing the full story, he takes the money bag and leaves.
A rainy night on the Yamazaki road, we see the ronin form of Sadakuro as he kills Yoichibei and grabs the money bag.

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