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April 2018

The Loyal League: Images from Japan’s Enduring Tale of Samurai Honor and Revenge

April 1 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until June 24, 2018

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, 1130 State St.
Santa Barbara, 93101 United States
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$10
Image: Kunisada, Japanese, "Act X: Disguised Rōnin Testing the Loyalty of Merchant Gihei," from a "Chūshingura" series, first issued 1830s. Color woodblock print, triptych. SBMA, Gift of F. Bailey Vanderhoef, Jr.

The Loyal League of 47 samurai, or commonly known in Japan as "Chūshingura" (literally "The Treasury of Loyal Retainers"), is the most significant samurai loyalty-revenge story.

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