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Sumô Wrestlers Practicing

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Diptych (center and left sheets of incomplete triptych): 00.1256 (right), 00.1257 (left)

Signed

Ippôsai Kuniaki ga, in toshidama cartouche (on each sheet) 一鳳斎国明画(年玉枠)

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 12, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock

Japanese, Edo period, 1866 (Keiô 2), 3rd month

Dimensions

Vertical ôban diptych

Accession Number

00.1256-7

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints