Yoshitoshi: Sumo choke hold

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Artist: Tsukioka Yoshitoshi
Title: Sumo choke hold
Series: Beauty and Valor in the novel Suikoden (biyû Suikoden)
Date: 4/1867

The sumo wrestler Akashi Shiganosuke grips his opponent in a one-handed choke hold. He is still casually dressed in loungewear, so perhaps this pasty opponent snuck up on him and Shiganosuke feels compelled to teach him a lesson.

Condition: Very good impression, color and condition. Minor binding holes left margin.
Dimensions: vertical chûban
Publisher: Kin-Kyû (Ômiya Kyûjirô)
Literature: “Yoshitoshi Taiso-Funfzig Helden des Suikoden” Gottfried Ruetz, Munich 1987
Signature: Kai Yoshitoshi