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Sumô Wrestlers Unryû (R) and Zôgabana (L), Referee Shikimori Kandayû, and Ex-champion Oitekazé as Judge

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MFA impressions: 11.39540a-c, RES.49.22a-c

Signed

Toyokuni ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet) 豊国画(年玉枠)

Provenance

1949, anonymous gift to the MFA.

Credit Line

Anonymous gift

Japanese, Edo period, 1852 (Kaei 5)

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; overall: 38.2 x 76.9 cm (15 1/16 x 30 1/4 in.), (a): 37.9 x 25.7 cm (14 15/16 x 10 1/8 in.), (b): 38.2 x 25.5 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/16 in.), (c): 37.7 x 25.8 cm (14 13/16 x 10 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.49.22a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints