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HIROSHIGE, Utagawa
(1797 - 1858)
Wrestling Matches Between Mountains and Seas ('Sanaki mitate sumo')
- Harbors: Niigata in Echigo Province

Signed:                     Hiroshige ga
Publisher's seal:      Yamada-ya Shojiro
Published:                c. 1858
Size:                          oban yoko-e (c. 35.7 x 23.5 cms / c. 14" x 9 1/4")



Very good impression, fine colors, tiny paper
hinges at reverse top corners, else in fine condition.

ref. no.: # 732930
Price: € 2,750.00
This stylistically and thematically remarkable series consists of twenty designs, ten each of mountains and harbors. The title is inscribed in a cartouche at upper right, reminiscent of paddles used by referees in sumo matches.

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