Asian Art :: Japan

The sumo wrestlers Shiranui Dakuemon (centre left), Tsurugizan Taniemon (centre right) with referee Shikimori Inosuke and seated judge (left), the elder (retired) westler Miyagino (right)

UTAGAWA, Kuniyoshi

Japan, 1798 - 1861

The sumo wrestlers Shiranui Dakuemon (centre left), Tsurugizan Taniemon (centre right) with referee Shikimori Inosuke and seated judge (left), the elder (retired) westler Miyagino (right)

later 1830s-early1840s, Edo (Tokyo)

woodblock print, ink and colour on paper, triptych

36.7 x 25.0 cm (each)

South Australian Government Grant 1975

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide

759G76