Nakamura Shikan as a Sumo Wrestler, 1862 - Great kabuki portrait of Nakamura Shikan as a sumo wrestler standing at the foot of a bridge. He leans forward with his hands clasped before him, frowning angrily. His outer kimono features large shogi game pieces, worn over a red and white robe with a large rope design, and a fringed apron. A willow tree frames the night sky above the water. A handsome design with an interesting setting.
Artist - Yoshiiku (1833 - 1904)
Image Size - 14 1/4" x 9 1/2"
Condition - This print with excellent detail as shown. Small loss and small tear at edge, hole, repaired. Slight toning and creasing, small stain. Please see photos for details.
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