Arts and Designs of Japan
October Selection October 2018

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1 Toi no Tamagawa – The cloth-fulling Tama River
Poem by Sagami

Harunobu
2 Couple on a boat being poled along a riverbank by a boatman
Shunman
3 Courtesan with a young boy dressed as the poet Ariwara Narihira
Eizan
4 Ichikawa Momotaro
Toyokuni II
5 Courtesan seated by a flower arrangement
Toyokuni II
6 #40 – Suhara – Travelers sheltering from the rain
Hiroshige
7 Okazaki – Travelers crossing Yahagi Bridge
Hiroshige
8 Yoshiwara – View of Fuji on the left from the tree-lined road
Hiroshige
9 Hamamatsu – Porters gathered around a fire
Hiroshige
10 Inside Kameido Tenjin Shrine
Hiroshige
11 Kazama Jiro Masasada
Kuniyoshi
12 Minamoto Yoshitsune's men in battle on snow covered Mt. Yoshino in Yamato
Sadahide
13 Seated woman, a fan of Ichikawa Danjuro VII
Kunisada
14 Women preparing to serve food and sake
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
15 Woman attacking a man with a sword
Ichimei Hakkenden Inu no Soshi (Legend of the Eight Dog Warriors), Vol. 9

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
16 Woman serving tea to two samurai on a veranda
Ichimei Hakkenden Inu no Soshi (Legend of the Eight Dog Warriors), Vol. 16

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
17 Left: (Ichikawa Ichizo) as Shundo Gemba
Right: (Ichikawa Danjuro VIII) as Matsuomaru

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
18 (Ichikawa Danjuro VIII) as Yoshitaka
Toyokuni III and Hiroshige
19 Left: Actor as Hayano Kampei
Right: (Iwai Kumesaburo III) as Okaru

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
20 Actors of the Arashi Family
Top to bottom: Arashi Rikaku II as Ushiwakamaru, Arashi Rinshi as Otokonosuke, Arashi Tokusaburo II as Mori Ranmaru

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
21 Actors of the Segawa Family
Top to bottom: Segawa Kikunojo as Katsuragi Muken, Segawa Kikujiro as Izumo no Okuni, Segawa Kikunojo II as Shujaku Shishi

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
22 Left to right: Mizu (water) - Nakamura Tamashichi as Shingo; Kane (metal) - Jitsukawa Ensaburo as Shinbei; Tsuchi (earth) - Bando Hikosaburo V as the yakko Kanpei; Hi (fire) - Arashi Tokunojo as Hanazakura; Ki (wood) - Arashi Kichisaburo III as the boatman Matsuemon
Yoshitaki
23 #15 – Oji Inari Shrine
Hiroshige II
24 Left: Nakamura Icho as Kodai of the Ogiya and Nakamura Shikan IV as Chobei
Center: Onoe Kikugoro V as ___suke
Right: Bando Hikosaburo V as Asahina Tobei

Kunichika
25 Chapter 31 – Makibashira
Girl carrying a letter for a courtesan

Kunichika
26 #13 – Hazam Shinroku, who died at age 21, with the head of Ko no Moronao
Yoshitoshi
27 #96 – Chofu village moon
Women pounding newly-woven cloth to soften it

Yoshitoshi
28 Left: Ichikawa Sadanji as Onikojima Yataro
Center: Onoe Kikugoro V as Yamamoto Kansuke and Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Umanosuke
Right: Nakamura Shikan IV as Takeda Shingen

Chikanobu
29 Women serving food on lacquer trays
Chikanobu
30 Women and girls in Western dress with various hairstyles
Chikanobu
31 The meritorious service of Maeda (Toshiie) Inuchiyo (1538-99) at Okehazama
Nobukazu
32 Taikobo fishing
Gekko
33 Yukun Jigoku Dayu – The Hell Courtesan
Gekko
34 Matsukaze (Wind in the Pines) and Murasame (Autumn Rain) on the beach in Suma with the exiled poet Ariwara Yukihira
Shodo
35 Lovers
Kogyo (Terazaki)
36 Suisogaku (Wind ensemble)
Kogyo (Tsukioka)
37 Naval officer Kajiwara Fumio wounded during the fierce naval battle at Port Arthur (during the Russo-Japanese War)
Kiyochika
38 A Makassar suburb, Celebes
Shinsui
39 16 volumes of Shiranui Monogatari, Vols. 1 & 2, 30 & 31, 34 & 35, 36 & 37 (each volume consists of a "top" and a "bottom")
Toyokuni III and Kunisada II
40 16 volumes of Shiranui Monogatari, Vols. 26 & 27, 28 & 29, 38 & 39, 40 & 41 (each volume consists of a "top" and a "bottom")
Toyokuni III, Kunisada II and Yoshiiku
41 Japanese Fairy Tale Series
#8 – Urashima
#9 – The Serpent with Eight Heads

Eitaku

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