Daimon Kinoshita: Konishiki and Chiyonofuji - Japanese Art Open Database

Artist: Daimon Kinoshita

Title: Konishiki and Chiyonofuji

Date: 1985

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Tuesday, 2 January 2007 Title Champion Sumo Wrestlers, Konishiki and Chiyonofuji Artist Daimon Kinoshita born 1946 Signature Daimon Seal Artist's seal Dated Late 20th century Publisher Kyoto Hanga-in Medium/Technique Woodblock print Impression excellent Colors excellent Condition excellent - very good … The print comes with a certificate from the Japan Sumo Association. Description Champion sumo wrestler, Chiyonofuji (right). He was one of the best "yokozuna" who won more than 800 times during his career. In 1984, he was defeated by a new comer, Konishiki from Hawaii. It caused a sensation. Konishiki later became "ozeki" which was one rank below the grand champion, "Yokozuna". Note Carver Kishima Shigeo, printer Ito Tatsuya. Width Item 16.0 inches = 40.7 cm Height Item 10.6 inches = 27.0 cm

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