Artist: Kinoshita Daimon
Title: Champion Sumo Wrestler, Takanosato
Date: Late 20th century.
Details & Prices: Kinoshita Daimon: Champion Sumo Wrestler, Takanosato - Artelino
Champion sumo wrestler, Takanosato Toshihide. He had overcome diabetes which he had suffered since his young age, and became the 59th "Yokozuna" (Grand Champion) wrestler in 1983. 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.