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Korean, Lion Dancer, Sumo Wrestler (Tôjin, shishi, sumô), from the series Female Geisha Section of the Yoshiwara Niwaka Festival (Seirô niwaka onna geisha no bu)

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Signed

Utamaro ga 歌麿画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1793 (Kansei 5)

Catalogue Raisonné

Asano and Clark 1995, #93; Ukiyo-e shûka 3 (1978), list #80.1; Shibui, Ukiyo-e zuten Utamaro (1964), 85.1.1; Ukiyo-e taisei 7 (1931), #299

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.9 x 26.4 cm (14 15/16 x 10 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.6383

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints