Arts and Designs of Japan
May Selection May 2018

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1 Parody of Kioshi, who traveled a great distance to get his mother's favorite food, until the gods caused a spring to erupt in the garden where two carp came to the surface each day to be captured
Hokusai
2 Woman standing by a package wrapped in a furoshiki
Eisen
3 Minakuchi – Travelers passing inns and shops
Hiroshige
4 Okitsu – The poet Yamabe no Akahito gazes on Mt. Fuji
Hiroshige
5 Sado Province – Gold mountain
Hiroshige
6 Inside Akiba Shrine, Ukeji
Hiroshige
7 Woman writing a letter
Kuniyoshi
8 Left: Nakamura Shikan II as the yakko Shibahei
Right: Bando Mitsugoro IV as the yakko Mitsuhei

Kuniyoshi
9 Left: Ichikawa Ebizo V as Agemaki no Sukeroku
Right: Matsumoto Koshiro V as Ikkyu

Kuniyoshi
10 #11 – Sangi Takamura
Kuniyoshi
11 Woman holding a pipe looking at a basket of fish
Kuniyoshi
12 Left: Ichimura Uzaemon XII as Minoya Heizaemon
Right: Onoe Kikugoro III as Nozarashi Hanshichi

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
13 Memorial portrait of Matsumoto Koshiro VI as Danjo Naonori
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
14 Chapter 19 – Usugumo (A Wreath of Cloud)
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
15 Chapter 7 – Momiji no Ga (Maple Leaf Festival)
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
16 Ryogoku Yusuzumi-e – Enjoying the evening cool at Ryogoku
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
17 #22 – Sojiji in Settsu Province
(Fujiwara) Yamakage Chunagon (824-88) praying for the return of his son who had been thrown overboard – Kannon in the guise of a turtle rescues him

Toyokuni III & Hiroshige II
18 Left: Iwai Hanshiro VI as the nun Seigen
Right: Ichikawa Ebizo V as Yoshida no Matsuwakamaru

Sadatora
19 Kato Kiyomasa (1562-1611) on a tiger hunt in Korea
Kunitsuna
20 #34 – Bridge near the shore
Hiroshige II
21 Kyoto – Procession crossing Sanjo Bridge
Hiroshige II
22 Okazaki – Rafts passing under the bridge
Hiroshige II
23 #39 – Foreign ship in Niigata Harbor in Echigo Province
Hiroshige III
24 #52 – Rapids in Bitchu Province
Hiroshige III
25 Geisha arriving at the Shimodaniya
Kunichika
26 #13 – The cry of the fox
Yoshitoshi
27 #19 – The old warrior Tomobayashi Rokuro Mitsuhira
Yamato Shimbun #464

Yoshitoshi
28 Kusunoki Masashige (1294-1336) bids farewell to his son and gives him a precious scroll on strategy
Yoshitoshi
29 Left: Onoe Kikugoro V as Tsuna's mother, who is actually the demon Ibaraki
Right: Ichikawa Sadanji as Watanabe Genji Tsuna

Chikashige
30 Long-tailed rakes on a bush
Bairei
31 Pair of quail under a pea vine
Bairei
32 Komakiyama – Yasumasa chasing Hideyoshi in 1584
Chikanobu
33 Woman looking at plum blossoms under a full moon
Chikanobu
34 Nakakuni finding Kogo no Tsubone in her mountain retreat
Gekko
35 Princess Sotoori
Gekko
36 Dog under plum blossoms
Gekko
37 Hatsune (first song of a bird) – Woman playing a samisen by a circular window
Toshikata
38 Kaijo gekisen no zu – Picture of the fierce battle at Haicheng (during the Sino-Japanese War)
Ginko
39 Ashibeya Restaurant seen from Mitsuhashi
Unknown
40 Swallows on a willow tree in the rain
Sozan
41 Yuge (Vapor) – Woman in the bath
Kotondo
42 Full moon in Autumn
Shinsui
43 View of Mt. Fuji from the seashore at Okitsu
Tokuriki
44 View of Mt. Fuji from the pine forest at Harajuku
Tokuriki

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