Arts and Designs of Japan
January Selection January 2017

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1 Act V – Sadakuro attacking the old man Yoichibei
Hokusai
2 Seki Sanjuro II as Toshiro
Toyokuni I
3 Woman lighting a lantern
Eisen
4 Courtesan Hinaogi of the Daikoku House with attendants
Eisen
5 Left: Nakamura Karoku as Tsutaya Otsuru
Center: Arashi Rikan II as Hirai Gompachi
Right: Nakamura Tomijuro II as Komurasaki

Hokuei
6 Katsuenra Genshoshichi
Kuniyoshi
7 Changing porters and horses at Fujieda
Hiroshige
8 Ryogoku Ekoin and Moto-Yanagi Bridge
Hiroshige
9 Left: (Jitsukawa Ensaburo) as the wrestler Hanaregoma Chokichi
Center: (Mimasu Daigoro IV) as Maboroshii Chikuemon
Right: (Nakamura Utaemon IV) as Nuregami Chogoro

Hirosada
10 Chapter 2 – Hahakigi
(Iwai Kumesaburo III) as Hahakigi

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
11 (Iwai Kumesaburo III) as the koshimoto (lady's maid) Magaki and (Ichikawa Kuzo III) as the yakko (manservant) Tsumahei
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
12 #29 – Matsunodera in Wakasa Province
Tamemitsu being rescued from a demon by the wooden horse statue of the Kannon temple springing to life

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
13 The city of Washington, capital of America, based on a copper plate image
Yoshikazu
14 The Shogun's procession at Ishibe
Yoshimori
15 Chapter 51 – Ukifune
Kunisada II
16 #22 – Kaiga Yazaemon, who died at age 54, climbing under a balcony
Yoshitoshi
17 #780 – Hanshichi, a carpenter, seizes a ruffian who had abused his daughter and holds him until the police arrive
Yoshitoshi
18 #56 – Poem by Gen-i
Yoshitoshi
19 The famous general Uesugi Kenshin (1530-78) receives a visit from Murakami Yoshikiyo (1501-73) in 1553
Eitaku
20 Left: Ichikawa Kodanji as Soga Goro and Bando Kakitsu as Soga Juro
Center: Sawamura Gennosuke as Keiseiya Otora and Ichikawa Sadanji as Asahina Saburo
Right: Nakamura Shikan IV as Kudo Suketsune and Onoe Kikugoro V as Kajiwara Kagetaka
The scene at Suketsune's hunting party at the foot of Mt. Fuji

Kunisada III
21 Lovers
Tomioka Eisen
22 Chosen Dempo Jikki, Volume 3 – The telegraphic record from Korea
A skirmish with Korean soldiers as Minister Otori is on his way to the King's Palace in Seoul, Korea

Unsigned
23 The capture of Bokoto (Pescadore Islands)
Inspecting a map under electric lights on a dark night

Kokunimasa
24 Yamazato no ochaya – Mountain village tea house
Women watching a cock fight

Chikanobu
25 Matsukaze – The spirits of the sisters Matsukaze and Murasame
Kogyo (Tsukioka)
26 The betrothal of Prince Yoshihito, son of Emperor Meiji
Nobukazu
27 Acropolis
Yoshida
28 Morning glories in a pot
Koson
29 Fuji seen from Lake Kawaguchi
Koitsu

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