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UTAGAWA KUNISADA: oban tate-e (37.7 x 25.8 cm. ea.approx.); Shimpan kodomo asobi sumo no zu "Newly printed illustration of children playing at sumo wrestling", signed Oju (by order) Kochoro Kunisada ga and published by Yamaguchiya Tobei, and a single sheet of the strong-boy Jintsuriki Kunikichi attacking a wild boar with a giant axe, signed Kochoro Kunisada ga and also published by Yamaguchiya Tobei- good impressions, color faded, the first with horizontal center folds, some light creasing, second print trimmed at top (4)

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UTAGAWA KUNISADA: oban tate-e (37.7 x 25.8 cm. ea.approx.); Shimpan kodomo asobi sumo no zu "Newly printed illustration of children playing at sumo wrestling", signed Oju (by order) Kochoro Kunisada ga and published by Yamaguchiya Tobei, and a single sheet of the strong-boy Jintsuriki Kunikichi attacking a wild boar with a giant axe, signed Kochoro Kunisada ga and also published by Yamaguchiya Tobei- good impressions, color faded, the first with horizontal center folds, some light creasing, second print trimmed at top (4)

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Sumo and the Woodblock Print Masters, fig. 88 (Kunikichi)

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