Triptych: 21.7134 (left), 21.7135 (center), 21.7136 (right) Play: Oatsurai-zome Soga no Hinagata Theater: Nakamura Left sheet depicts actor Ichikawa Monnnosuke holding a puppet representing sumô wrestler Matano. Right sheet depicts actor holding a puppet representing Kawazu.
Shunshô ga (on left and center sheets), Shunshô (on right sheet) 春章画, 春章
Spring 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright in Japan; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.
William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection
Japanese, Edo period, 1774 (An'ei 3)
- Artist Katsukawa Shunshô, Japanese, 1726–1792
Bickford, Sumo and the Woodblock Print Masters (1994), fig. 3 (this impression, left sheet only)
Hosoban triptych; 31.4 x 43.2 cm (12 3/8 x 17 in.)
Medium or Technique
Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper