The revenge of the forty-seven rōnin (四十七士, Yon-jū-Nana-shi, forty-seven samurai), also known as the Akō incident (赤穂事件, Akō jiken) or Akō vendetta, is an 18th-century historical event in Japan in which a band of rōnin (leaderless samurai) avenged the death of their master. The incident has since become legendary and it the subject of many depections since the 18th century. Here is a page from a book written in 1921 called the “The Loyal Ronin”
Series: The Loyal Ronin (Gishi Taikan), 1921
Japanese Woodblock Print
Original by Kamoshita Choko (1890 – 1967)
Publication date: 1921
Title: “Gishi Taikan” [The Loyal Ronin]
Print size: 9 7/8″ x 13 3/8″
condition: This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Paper remnants on reverse at left side from original publisher mounting. Slight toning. Some prints have a few spots. Please see photos for details. Generally in good to nice condition overall.