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Yokozuna Grand Champion Sumô Wrestler Hidenoyama Raigorô Entering the Ring (Hidenoyama Raigorô Yokozuna dohyôiri no zu), with Tachibana Tomigorô and Akitsukaze Kumoemon

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Signed

Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga 香蝶楼豊国画

Marks

Censor's seal: Mera

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection

Japanese, Edo period, 1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)

Catalogue Raisonné

A different print by the same artist of the same theme: Bickford, Sumo and the Woodblock Print Masters (1994), fig. 98

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych

Accession Number

08.541.1a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Prints