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Hanging scroll
Item Number : 20069
Artist Oishi Kuranosuke
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Biography Oishi Kuranosuke(1659-1703) was a samurai born in Harima (present south-west part of Hyogo Prefecture). Studied under Yamaga Soko and Ito Jinsai. Lead the Ako masterless 47 samurai avenged the death of their lord, Asano Takumi-no-Kami and attacked Kira Kozunosuke. The Japanese tale “Chushingura (The Treasury of Loyal Retainers)” is based on this historical incident. Excelled at calligraphy.
Description
  • ink on paper with silk mounting
  • dimensions: 15×19 cm (artwork) 118×53 cm (overall)
  • with a historical document by Historiographical Institute The University of Tokyo
  • with wooden storage box
Price Pending
Season autumn
Period Early Edo(1603-1699),Mid Edo(1700-1799)

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