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Act 9 , The Quiet Retreat in Yamashina

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Act 9 , The Quiet Retreat in Yamashina
by Eisen Keisai (1791-1848)

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Artist: Eisen Keisai (1791-1848) 渓斎英泉
Title: Act 9 , The Quiet Retreat in Yamashina
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: 28407
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 9 , The Quiet Retreat in Yamashina (161-1-9, 161-2-5)
HonzoÕs wife Tanase accompanies her daughter Konami, and conveys the message that she wants Konami married to Rikiya, but YuranosukeÕs wife Oishi refuses. Honzo in the form of a mendicant Zen monk appears before the mother and daughter who have decided to die, and speaks ill of Oboshi and the others, only to be struck by RikiyaÕs spear and die. He reveals his true heart in his dying breath, and entrusting a map of MoronaoÕs mansion to his daughter Konami, Honzo dies.
The print shows the scene where Honzo restrained by Oishi is stabbed by RikiyaÕs spear.

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