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Wrestlers Banjaku and Narutaki

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Narutaki (left) uses the Kawazu hold to throw Banjaku (right).

Signed

Shun'ei ga 春英画

Marks

Censor's seal: kiwame 改印: 極

Provenance

1954, gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 9, 1954)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Frederic Langenbach in memory of Charles Hovey Pepper

Japanese, Edo period, about 1797

Catalogue Raisonné

Bickford, Sumo and the Woodblock Print Masters (1994), fig. 55a

Dimensions

Vertical aiban; 32.4 x 22.3 cm (12 3/4 x 8 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

54.1518

Medium or Technique

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

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Asia

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