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A subscription sumo match in progress. Colour woodcut by Kunisada, 1853.

  • Utagawa, Toyokuni, 1786-1865.
Date
Month 11, 1853
Reference
37140i
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Description

Sharply characterised faces of wrestlers seated around the ring

Publication/Creation

Edo [Tokyo] : [publisher not identified], Month 11, 1853.

Physical description

3 prints : woodcut, triptych printed in colours

Lettering

Ichiyōsai ; Fuchōan ; Kōchōrō ; Toyokuni-ga

Notes

Illustration of subscription sumo

Lettering note

Bears publisher's mark, block cutter's mark, censor's seal and set title
Wrestlers names in yellow boxes to the right and left; triptych title on blue ground of centre leaf

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 37140i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • Japanese

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