A Year of Abundance and Prosperity in the Reign (Hôsai miyo no sakae): Sumô Matches Held in the Presence of the Emperor

「豊歳御代之栄」

Japanese
Meiji era
1887 (Meiji 20)
Artist Inoue Yasuji (Tankei) (Japanese, 1864–1889), Publisher Matsuki Heikichi (Daikokuya) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 36.2 x 75 cm (14 1/4 x 29 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

2000.225a-c

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Yasuji

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection