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The Sumo Wrestler Shirataki Saijiro

Artist

Ryu_ryu_kyo Shinsai ; Maruya Bun'emon

Date

18th-19th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location Not on view.
The Sumo Wrestler Shirataki Saijiro, Ryu_ryu_kyo Shinsai      ;    Maruya Bun'emon
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Medium: Prints | Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper
Size: 14 13/16 x 9 13/16 in. (37.6 x 25 cm) (image, sheet)
Creation Place: Asia, Japan
Culture: Asia, Japan
Style: Edo period, 18th-19th century
Inscriptions: short description of the wrestler and the kyo_ka poem admiring him by Dondontei Kazutaru(Sumo_ drummer)description:Despite his young ageHe is great on ringAs tall as box seatsRaising a battle cry louder and loude(Toshi wa dohyo_ no kazu futats Ryu_kyo_te Shinsai ga Censor:kiwamePublisher:Marubunprofile of the wrester written aroun his nameborn in Fukaya on the Nakasendo_ road14 years oldhight: 5 shaku 8 sun(about 175 cm)weight:23 kanme(about 87 kg)
Physical Description: nishiki-e, sumo_-e
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; Gift of Louis W. Hill, Jr.
Accession Number: P.75.51.99
Artist: Bun'emon Maruya
Role: Publisher
Nationality: Japanese

Artist: Shinsai Ryu_ryu_kyo, Japanese, c.1764-1820
Role: Artist
Nationality: Japanese
Life Dates: Japanese, c.1764-1820
Added to Site: March 1, 2009