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100 Aspects, No 4. The Gion District

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi, 1885
100 Aspects, No 4. The Gion District, Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
100 Aspects, No 4. The Gion District, zoomed in
36.8 cm100 Aspects, No 4. The Gion District scale comparison24.1 cm
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100 Aspects, No 4. The Gion District is an Edo Period Wood Block Print created by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi in 1885. The image is in the Public Domain, and tagged The Moon. SourceDownload

In this scene from the Kabuki play Chushingura, the young Oishi Rikiya delivers a letter containing news about the forty-seven Ronin to the Ichiriki Teahouse in Kyoto where his father, Oishi Yuranosuke, is secretly organizing a vendetta to avenge his master’s death.

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