Wrestling Match between Kawazu Saburô Sukeyasu and Matano Gorô Kagehisa, second edition

河津三郎祐安と海老名源八弘綱の相撲取り

Japanese
Edo period
about 1844 (Tenpô 15/Kôka 1)
Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Publisher Miyakozawa


Catalogue Raisonné

Robinson, Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints (1982), list #T141

Dimensions

Vertical ôban triptych; 35.9 x 76 cm (14 1/8 x 29 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

17.3209.45-7

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Triptych: 17.3209.45 (left), 17.3209.46 (center), 17.3209.47 (right)

MFA impressions: 11.41075a-c (Ebisuya edition), 17.3209.45-7 (Miyakozawa edition)

Signed

Ichiyûsai Kuniyoshi ga (on right and left sheets), Chôôrô Kuniyoshi ga (on center sheet)
一勇斎国芳画 朝櫻楼国芳画

Markings

Censor's seal: Hama
No blockcutter's mark
改印:浜
彫師:なし

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection