Sumô Wrestler Tanikaze and Naniwaya Okita

「谷風 なにわ屋おきた」

Japanese
Edo period
about 1794 (Kansei 6)
Artist Katsukawa Shunchô (Japanese, active about 1780–1801), Publisher Tsuruya Kiemon (Senkakudô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

Ukiyo-e taisei 6 (1931), #28; the other print of the pair: TNM Ukiyo-e cat. 2 (1962), #1722; Bickford, Sumo and the Woodblock Print Masters (1994), pl. 17

Dimensions

Vertical ôban; 37.4 x 25.6 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

63.1075

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

One print of a pair; the other depicts wrestler Onogawa and noted beauty Takashima Ohisa.

Signed

Shunchô ga

春潮画

Credit Line

Frederick L. Jack Fund