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Ki no Natora and Ôtomo no Yoshio Wrestling

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Signed

Saki no Hokusai Iitsu hitsu 前北斎為一筆

Provenance

1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock (1826-1899) to the MFA. (Accession Date: January 9, 1900)

Credit Line

Julia Bradford Huntington James Fund

Japanese, Edo period, about 1829 (Bunsei 12)

Catalogue Raisonné

Calza, Hokusai (2003), V.28; Heiteres treiben... (Köln, 1990), #2-30; Richard Kruml, cat. 15, Surimono Prints (1975), #5

Dimensions

Shikishiban; 21.5 x 18.8 cm (8 7/16 x 7 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

00.1949

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color, and metallic pigments on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints