Sumo Wrestler and Referee on Their Way to a Tournament at Hitotsumebashi, 1859

by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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Sumo Wrestler and Referee on Their Way to a Tournament at Hitotsumebashi, 1859 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Original Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864) Japanese Woodblock Print
Sumo Wrestler and Referee on Their Way to a Tournament at Hitotsumebashi, 1859

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Sumo Wrestler and Referee on Their Way to a Tournament at Hitotsumebashi, 1859 - Interesting scene of a young sumo wrestler and the sumo referee Kimura Shotaro crossing a bridge on their way to a tournament at Hitotsumebashi. At left, the wrestler carries a furry black robe tied with a green sash over his shoulder, his plaid kimono tucked up at the waist. The referee looks back at him with a slight frown, a fan in his hand. He wears a black coat over a violet kimono tucked into finely striped green pants. Nicely detailed with burnishing on the black coat.

Artist - Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

Image Size - 14 1/4" x 9 7/8"

Condition - Nice detail. Horizontal and vertical folds, folds at corners. A few small repairs and creases.

Sumo Wrestler and Referee on Their Way to a Tournament at Hitotsumebashi, 1859 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)
Sumo Wrestler and Referee on Their Way to a Tournament at Hitotsumebashi, 1859 by Toyokuni III/Kunisada (1786 - 1864)

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