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Utagawa Kuniaki II, Japanese, (1835–1888)
Sumo Wrestler Tsurugizan Taniemon, 1872
Ink and colors on paper
14 5/8 x 9 13/16 in. (37 x 25 cm)

Object Type: Print
Technique: Wood-block Printing
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Credit Line: Purchase by the Aoki Endowment for Japanese Arts and Cultures
Accession Number: 2020.1.8

This is a portrait of the champion sumo wrestler Tsurugizan Taniemon (1803-1854) of Awa Province.

The work is signed, "Hachisuka Kuniaki".

ink and colors on paper

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