Yokozuna Grand Champion Sumô Wrestler Hidenoyama Raigorô Entering the Ring (Hidenoyama Raigorô Yokozuna dohyôiri no zu), with Tachibana Tomigorô and Akitsukaze Kumoemon

「秀ノ山雷五郎横綱土俵入之圖 橘富五郎 秋津風雲右衛門」

Japanese
Edo period
1843–47 (Tenpô 14–Kôka 4)
Artist Utagawa Kunisada I (Toyokuni III) (Japanese, 1786–1864), Publisher Wakasaya Yoichi (Jakurindô) (Japanese)


Catalogue Raisonné

A different print by the same artist of the same theme: Bickford, Sumo and the Woodblock Print Masters (1994), fig. 98

Dimensions

Vertical chûban diptych; 24.8 x 36.5 cm (9 3/4 x 14 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

08.541.1a-b

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Kôchôrô Toyokuni ga
香蝶楼豊国画

Markings

Censor's seal: Mera
No blockcutter's mark
改印:米良
彫師:なし

Provenance

By date unknown, Alfred Greenough Collection, Boston, MA; 1884, by inheritance to his uncle, Charles H. Parker, Milton, MA; 1908, bequest of Charles H. Parker to the MFA. (Accession Date: May 17, 2007)

Credit Line

Alfred Greenough Collection