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Connoisseurs of Woodblock Prints in Tokyo, in the form of a sumo program (banzuke)

Provenance

2012, accessioned by the MFA [see note 1]. (Accession Date: October 19, 2012) NOTES: [1] Found with hand-written translation and envelope addressed to W . L. Keane, from Yamanaka Kyoto, dated 1939. This print is possibly from the Spaulding brothers, William and John, since Keane was their first dealer.

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Japanese, Taishô era, 1920

Dimensions

50.6 x 37.5 cm (19 15/16 x 14 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

2012.561

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (sumiuri-e); ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints