Kunisada: Sumo Wrestler

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Artist: Utagawa Kunisada
Title: Sumo Wrestler
Date: 1859

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.
Dimensions: ôban
Publisher:Fujiokaya Kejirô
Signature: Toyokuni ga