Nishikiji of the Kanaya, Ôzeki of the Western Group, from the series Wrestling Match of Flowers (Hana-zumô)

「花相撲 にしの大せき かなやにしきし」

Japanese
Edo period
Artist Ippitsusai Bunchô (Japanese, active about 1765–1792)


Dimensions

Hosoban; 31.9 x 14.8 cm (12 9/16 x 5 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

21.4708

Medium or Technique

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

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Signed

Ippitsusai (on hanging scroll)
一筆齊

Markings

Artist's seal: Mori uji

Provenance

Formerly in the collection of Baron Sumitomo; June 1913, purchased by William S. and John T. Spaulding from Yamanaka & Co.; December 1, 1921, given by William S. and John T. Spaulding to the Museum.

Credit Line

William S. and John T. Spaulding Collection