Bando Hikosaburo V as the Sumo Wrestler Tetsugadake, 1867

by Kuniteru II (1829 - 1874)

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Bando Hikosaburo V as the Sumo Wrestler Tetsugadake, 1867 by Kuniteru II (1829 - 1874)

Original Kuniteru II (1829 - 1874) Japanese Woodblock Print
Bando Hikosaburo V as the Sumo Wrestler Tetsugadake, 1867

Series; Comparisons for Famous Places in Edo

Bando Hikosaburo V as the Sumo Wrestler Tetsugadake, 1867 - Great kabuki portrait of Bando Hikosaburo V as the sumo wrestler Tetsugadake, who is holding up a sign to suggest that his rival Inagawa purposely lose a match to him the next day. He sneers as he looks over his shoulder out of the corners of his eyes. He wears a dark blue kimono over a red under robe, a white cloth tied around his neck. A diamond-shaped inset above features a view of the sea frames by a stone mark and pine branches. A nice expressive figure, detailed with fine line work in the hair.

Artist - Kuniteru II (1829 - 1874)

Image Size - 14 3/8" x 9 1/2" + margins as shown

Condition - Nice color and detail. A few crease at edges and small repairs.

Bando Hikosaburo V as the Sumo Wrestler Tetsugadake, 1867 by Kuniteru II (1829 - 1874)
Bando Hikosaburo V as the Sumo Wrestler Tetsugadake, 1867 by Kuniteru II (1829 - 1874)

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