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Maker(s):Katsukawa ShunkĊ
Culture:Japanese (1743-1812)
Title:The Wrestlers Kumonryu, Desagaseki, and Dewanoumi
Date Made:mid 1780s
Type:Print
Materials:Woodblock print
Measurements:sheet: 14 1/2 in x 10 1/8 in ; 36.8 cm x 25.7 cm
Accession Number:  AC 1998.64
Credit Line:Gift of William Green
Museum Collection:  Mead Art Museum at Amherst College
1998_64.jpg

Description:
Oban with blue background, publisher unidentified (Toyo). Two of the aprons use pictures to complete the written names of the men wearing them: a dragon for "ryu" and water for "umi." This and the Shunko print (AC 1998.63) were owned previously by the architect Frank Lloyd Wright, who drew over several lines with colored crayon.

Tags:
men; figures; standing; sports; wrestling; nudes; cloth; portraits; patterns; text; dragons

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