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Iiokano Sutegorô pinning down an opponent

Iiokano Sutegorô pinning down an opponent

Colour print from woodblocks. Ôban format.
Block-carver: Hori Ôta Tashichi.
Biographical text by Sanzantei Arindô (Sankanjin Kôrai)
Publisher: Iseki (Manyôdô). 11/1865.
Keyes 147-6

From the series of thirty-six Biographies of Modern Men (Kinsei kyôgiden) published in 1865-6.

Sutegorô was the leader of one of the gambling rings whose feud is depicted in the series.

Bequeathed by Dr Thomas Donald Kellaway, 2002.


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