Utagawa Hiroshige

The harbour of Ajikawa from the series »Sumo Wrestling Matches between Mountain and Sea«, 1858

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The innovative series Sumo Wrestling between the Mountains and the Sea is one of Hiroshige's last. The artist places the emphasis on locations along the Japanese coast. He interpreted the interminable struggle between the land and the water in terms of the elements engaging sumo wrestling each other.

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