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36 Wrestlers Compete before Kanpaku Lord Hideyoshi

Utagawa Toyonobu (Japanese, 1859-1886)Meiji 17 (1884)

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

Indianapolis Museum of Art at Newfields

right panel shows sponsors of the wresterlers intently watching a match while Hideyoshi and his attendants are positioned in a hall to the rear; center panel shows two wrestlers and the referee; left panel shows other participants with a narrative panel in the upper left corner. | Text: text that says that Hideyoshi ordered his generals to gather 36 strong wrestlers to face Keyamura Rokusuke. He defeats all but one, and is beaten in the final match by Kato Kiyomasa's vassal Matazo.

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  • Title: 36 Wrestlers Compete before Kanpaku Lord Hideyoshi
  • Creator: Utagawa Toyonobu (Japanese, 1859-1886)
  • Date Created: Meiji 17 (1884)
  • Rights: Public Domain
  • Medium / Support: color woodblock print
  • External Link: See this object at www.imamuseum.org
  • Dimensions: 15 1/8 x 10 1/4 in. (sheet)
  • Department: Asian Art
  • Credit Line: Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Harvey D. Lovett
  • Creation Period: Meiji
  • Accession Number: 1988.289A

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