Keisai Eisen: Act 11, The Raid - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Keisai Eisen

Title: Act 11, The Raid

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Eisen Act 11, The Raid (161-1-11) Oboshi and his gang raid the mansion of Moronao, accomplishing their long-cherished objectives. They then withdraw to their lordOs family temple, Komyo-ji. The print shows the raid on a snowy night. The date was the 14th day of the 12th month under the lunar calendar. This would be mid January in the solar calendar, and hence the heavy snow is quite plausible.

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