The Kyôgen Play "Sumô Wrestling with a Mosquito" (Ka-zumô)

狂言 蚊相撲

Japanese
Edo period
1853 (Kaei 6), 1st month
Artist Utagawa Hiroshige I (Japanese, 1797–1858), Publisher Maruya Seijirô (Marusei, Jukakudô) (Japanese)


Dimensions

Uchiwa-e on horizontal aiban sheet; 23.9 x 28.5 cm (9 7/16 x 11 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

21.10139

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ryûsai

Markings

Censors' seals: Hama, Magome, Ox 1
No blockcutter's mark
Artist's seal: Hiro

改印:浜、馬込、丑正
彫師:なし

Provenance

May 1915, acquired by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Frank Lloyd Wright; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection