Woodblock triptych print, oban tate-e. Scene from a version of the Chushingura ('Chuko Gishi Yurai'), with the kabuki actors Nakamura Utaemon IV as Lord Ko no Morono dressed in a black descending a staircase (centre) being watched by Bando Hikosaburo as Enga Hangan kneeling in a yellow robe (right) and Ichikawa Yaozo as Wakasaya Yoichi no Suke (left) kneeling and Iwai Shijaku as the Lady Kaoyo-gozen standing behind.
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