Yoshtoshi: Fighting of Firemen and Sumo Wrestlers
Yoshtoshi: Fighting of Firemen and Sumo Wrestlers
Yoshtoshi: Fighting of Firemen and Sumo Wrestlers

Yoshtoshi: Fighting of Firemen and Sumo Wrestlers

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Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

刺青 新撰東錦絵 神明相撲闘争之図

This print is Shinmei sumo toso no zu (Firemen Fight Sumo Wrestlers at the Shinmei Shrine. This is one of the most fun and popular prints in the series. I had one of these a couple of months ago but it was not nearly in as good condition as this. It depicts a fight between the Fireman Kotengu Heisuke who was the leader, with tattoo is fighting against sumo wrestler Yotsuguruma Daihachi at Shinmei Shrine. This was an actual fight that occured at the Shinmei Shrine in 1805.

 

Size: 18.5 inches x 13.8 inches

Date: 1886 

Condition: Print is in very good condition, not backed, separate sheets, borders as shown.

Publisher: Tsunashima Kamekichi

Size: 18.5 inches x 13.8 inches