Artist: Keisai Eisen
Title: Act 9 , The Quiet Retreat in Yamashina
Date: Not set
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Eisen Act 9 , The Quiet Retreat in Yamashina (161-1-9, 161-2-5) HonzoOs wife Tanase accompanies her daughter Konami, and conveys the message that she wants Konami married to Rikiya, but YuranosukeOs wife Oishi refuses. Honzo in the form of a mendicant Zen monk appears before the mother and daughter who have decided to die, and speaks ill of Oboshi and the others, only to be struck by RikiyaOs spear and die. He reveals his true heart in his dying breath, and entrusting a map of MoronaoOs mansion to his daughter Konami, Honzo dies. The print shows the scene where Honzo restrained by Oishi is stabbed by RikiyaOs spear.