Artist: Gigadō Ashiyuki (戯画堂芦ゆき)

Print: Bust portrait of Seki Sanjūrō II (關三十郎) as Hanaregoma Chōkichi (放駒長吉)

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Dates: circa 1826,created
Dimensions: 10.25 in,14.5 in,Overall dimensions
Medium: color woodblock print

Signed: Gigadō Ashiyuki ga
戯画堂 芦幸画
Publisher: Wataya Kihei (Marks 579 - seal 25-056)

Related links: Rijksmuseum; British Museum - 1825 diptych of Chōkichi and Chōgorō;

Physical description:

This is the left-hand panel of a pair of prints showing the rival sumo wrestlers Nuregami Chōgorō and Hanaregoma Chōkichi.


Illustrated in color in Heroes of the Kabuki Stage by Arendie and Henk Herwig, p. 196.