Act VIII Hachidanme

Act VIII Hachidanme
Item# act-viii-hachidanme

Woodblock Prints Title: Act VIII (Hachidanme), from the series The Storehouse of Loyal Retainers, a Primer (Kanadehon Chūshingura)

Publication: 1806

Size: Horizontal ōban; 25.8 x 38 cm (10 3/16 x 14 15/16 in.)

Publisher: Tsuruya Kinsuke (Sokakudo)

Signature: Unsigned

1st State Estimated Value: Ref # SLR06A8a

2nd State

A second edition was made in 1824, after the death of the publisher (Tsuruya Kinsuke). This new edition is using the same original key blocks, but with 3 added colored blocks (Blue, green and red). This second edition does not bear the publisher's mark, although it was published by Izumiya Ichibei V Estimated Value: Ref # SLR06A8b

3rd State

A third printing was made, also by Izumiza Ichibei V, with some bokashi in the ocean, and a publisher's mark as seen below : Estimated Value: Ref # SLR06A8c

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