Arts and Designs of Japan
November Selection November 2018

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1 The poet Gonchunagon Atsutada
Unsigned
2 Lingering snow on Mt. Hira
Woman carrying a box

Eizan
3 Autumn foliage at Matsuchi
Two women seated on a bench in a garden

Hokusai
4 Woman holding a jar in front of Mt. Fuji
Shuntei
5 Bird hanging upside down on a blossoming plum branch
Hiroshige
6 Hakone – Crossing the mountain pass at night
Hiroshige
7 Basket ferry in Hida Province
Hiroshige
9 Tori (cock) – (Ichikawa Danjuro VIII) as Amigoro and another actor as Fudo Myoo in front of the Nachi waterfall
Kuniyoshi
10 Left: (Onoe Kikujiro II) as Oyasu and another actor as a servant
Center: (Sawamura Chojuro V) as Suzuki Mondo and (Nakamura Kamenojo) as Outa
Right: (Bando Shuka) as Hashimotoya Shiraito

Kuniyoshi
11 Monoto no Soshi (The Story of the Wetnurse) Vol. 10
Couple with a book and a letter by a veranda

Toyokuni III and Kunisato
12 Monoto no Soshi (The Story of the Wetnurse) Vol. 6
Man, woman and child with a cat in front of a painting of an elephant

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
13 Genji and women playing instruments while two children dance
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
14 Rinne no yami – The darkness of the transmigration of the soul
Actor as Tomoenojo looking at the ghost of Mutsu

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
15 (Iwai Kumesaburo III) as Haikaishi and (Nakamura Fukusuke) as an itinerant priest
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
16 #32 – Kannonji in Omi Province
One of the legends of Shotokutaishi (572-621) – Kannon appearing from a jumping carp

Toyokuni III & Hiroshige II
17 #41 – Aoizaka (in Toranomon)
Hiroshige II
18 Minamoto no Yoshitomo (1123-60) battling Osada Kagemune in Owari
Yoshitoshi
19 A comic entertainment of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune
Yoshitoshi
20 Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Saito Naizonosuke
Ginko
21 Nakamura Shikan IV as Imagawa Yoshimoto at the battle of Okehazama, where he was defeated by Oda Nobunaga
Ginko
22 #8 – Frog as medicine seller
Kyosai
23 #2 – Sakakibara Kenkichi wandering around in the mountains
Kyosai
24 #500 – Crier in the street
Yubin Hochi Shimbun (Post Dispatch Newspaper)

Eitaku
25 #885 – Elderly couple in jealous spat
Yoshiiku
26 #911– Ghost deceives widower
Yoshiiku
27 Left: Bando Kakitsu as Ariwara Narihira and Nakamura Sojuro as Sojo Henjo
Center: Iwai Hanshiro VIII as Ono no Komachi and Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Bunya Yasuhide
Right: Ichikawa Sadanji as Otomo Kuronushi and Onoe Kikugoro V as Kisen Hoshi

Chikanobu
28 Chin no kurui – Excited Pekinese dogs
Chikanobu
29 Left: Iwai Hanshiro VIII as Osono, daughter of the Fukushimaya
Center: Onoe Kikugoro V as Daiku Rokusaburo
Right: Nakamura Shikan IV as the yakko Kumahei

Chikashige
30 Left: Bando Hikosaburo V, Nakamura Shikan IV and Ichkawa Danjuro IX
Right: Onoe ___, Nakamura Sojuro and Sawamura Tossho II as Oboshi Yuranosuke in Chushingura
Oboshi Gakuya no Hyoban – Popular Oboshis in the Green Room

Chikashige
31 Covers for the four volumes of a novel, Komachi Musume Omoe no Kuretake
Toshikata
32 The evening meal in a cat household
Kuniume
33 Minamoto Yoshiie (1041-1108) on horseback under cherry blossoms at the Nakoso Barrier
Toshihide
34 Emperor Nintoku (313-399)
Gekko
35 Keisei (Famous Beauty) Usugumo holding a cat
Gekko
36 Asano Takumi's retainer Oishi Kuranosuke Yoshio, who died at age 45
Gekko
37 Prawn and root
Gyokusho
38 Group of quail under a full moon
Kogyo (Tsukioka)
39 Knots on the shore
Koson
40 Sailboat near rocky coast at Yashima
Hasui
41 Fearful Peter
Watanabe Sadao
42 Hokusai Manga Vol. 9
Hokusai
43 Bambutsu Hinagata Gafu – Album of Universal Designs
5 volumes

Eitaku
44 Bijutsu Kai (Fine Arts) Vols. 19 & 28
Nihon Inshoe (Pictures of Japanese Designs), one volume

Unsigned
45 ~230 matchbook labels
Unsigned

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