Sumô Wrestler Ônaruto Nadaemon of Awa Province (Ashû Ônaruto Nadaemon)

「阿州大鳴門灘左衛門」

Japanese
Edo period
1860 (Ansei 7/Man'en 1), intercalary 3rd month
Artist Utagawa Kuniaki II (Japanese, 1835–1888), Publisher Yamaguchiya Tôbei (Kinkôdô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.5 x 25.6 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.890

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

An impression of this print appears in the background of Edouard Manet’s 1867-68 “Portrait of Emile Zola.”

Signed

Kuniaki ga, in toshidama cartouche
国明画(年玉枠)

Markings

Censor's seal: Monkey intercalary 3 aratame
No blockcutter's mark
改印:申壬三改
彫師:なし

Provenance

By 1900, William Perkins Babcock (b. 1826 - d. 1899), Boston and Paris; 1900, bequest of William Perkins Babcock to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 05, 1900)

Credit Line

Bequest of William Perkins Babcock