Artist: Kinoshita Daimon
Title: Champion Sumo Wrestler Akebono
Details & Prices: Kinoshita Daimon: Champion Sumo Wrestler Akebono - Artelino
"Sumo Wrestler Akebono". After some 80 years of absence, the Japan Sumo Association commissioned the making of traditional nishiki-e style woodblock printing to publisher Kyoto Hanga-in, artist Daimon, carver Kishima and printer Ito in 1985. These new Sumo Nishiki-e are sold in Ryogoku Kokugi-kan in Tokyo. Akebono became the 64th "Yokozuna" grand champion wrestler. He came from Hawaii and weighed 212 kg!.