New Tales of the Forty-Seven Ronin (Shimpan Chushingura), Scene 3: The Pine Corridor in the Shogun’s Palace

Hangan loses his temper after being insulted by Morono and raises his sword to kill him. The Shogun’s guards arrest him while Morono flees with only a wound. In the foreground, Morono’s followers threaten Hangan’s friends.

  • Edo period (1615-1868), 1840
  • 6 1/2 x 9 in. (16.5 x 22.9 cm)
  • 1997.118.3
  • Gift of Lt. Col. and Mrs. Charles C. Bennett