left sheet of a triptych

Picture of a Thriving Grand Fundraising Sumo Tournament, 1866, 2nd lunar month

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This is the left sheet of a three-print composition illustrating on-stage and off-stage scenes during a sumo tournament that was organized as a fundraiser. From top to bottom, left to right, these are the concluding program, the bow-twirling ceremony that signals the end of a tournament day, the room where the referees assemble, the wrestler’s dressing room, the sumo arena's accounting space, and the sumo arena.

Picture of a Thriving Grand Fundraising Sumo Tournament
Artist Life
1829 - 1874
Accession Number
Curator Approved

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left sheet of a triptych