Kunisada: Sumo Wrestler
Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Sumo Wrestler
Himeji Musashigawa Daijirô claims his space in the sumo ring. In the jūryō league he first fought as Sekinoura Daijirō (1858-59), then from 1858 as Musashigawa Daijirō in the makuuchi league; he resigned in 1862. (With thanks to Horst Graebner for his information on the specifics of this wrestler.)
Condition: Very good impression, color and condition.
Signature: Toyokuni ga