Arts and Designs of Japan
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1 Act 11 – The ronin attack Moronao's palace
Hokusai
2 Hatsuyuki (first snow) – Woman walking in the snow carrying an instrument box
Eizan
3 Onoe Kikugoro III as the monk Kakuhan of Sagami Temple
Toyokuni I
4 Woman putting on a kimono
Eisen
5 #28 – Outdoor tea stall at Fukuroi
Hiroshige
6 Kingfisher on a flowering branch
Hiroshige
7 Yokkaichi – Travelers crossing a bridge to enter the town
Hiroshige
8 Fukagawa lumberyards
Hiroshige
9 Courtesan in a butterfly patterned kimono
Kunisada
10 Menoto no Soshi (The Story of the Wetnurse) Vol. 9
Man and woman with a sword

Tokokuni III & Yoshitora
11 Left: (Nakamura Kamenojo) as Geisha Shiratama of the Miuraya
Center: (Ichikawa Kodanji) as Hanakawado Sukeroku
Right: (Onoe Kikugoro V) as Agemaki of the Miuraya

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
12 Sawamura Tanosuke III as Kangiku no Tanokichi
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
13 Actors of the Bando Family
Top to bottom: Bando Matataro as Rai Kuniyuki, Bando Muraemon as Shibukawa Toma, and Bando Sanya IV as Choji

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
14 Actors of the Onoe Family
Top to bottom: Onoe Kikugoro as Hara Oboshi Yuranosuke, Onoe Ushinosuke as Aburaya Osome, and Onoe Shoroku as Tenjiku Tokubei

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
15 Kanadehon Chushingura Vol. 3
Kunisada
16 Actors as the Six Immortal Poets
Sadanobu
17 Shoshi Taiho E no zu – Great memorial for people who died in the fire
Unsigned
18 (Ichimura Kakitsu IV) as Kusunosei (the spirit of the camphor tree), who is actually Odamaru Tatsugoro; and (Sawamura Tanosuke III) as Kusunosei, who is actually Joji Raisei
Kunichika
19 Left: Nakamura Shikan IV as the entertainer Narikoma Kanji
Center: Onoe Kikugoro V as the entertainer Otowa Senkichi and Bando Hikosaburo V as Yukyaku (playboy) Yaegaki Shinsui
Right: Ichikawa Sadanji as Yukyaku (playboy) Matsukawa Takaware

Kunichika
20 Taihei Rakune Usagi Yume – The Rabbit's Dream of Peaceful Rest
Eitaku
21 #911B – Sakura repels armed robbers
Yoshiiku
22 #912 – A father fights off a dragon snake that was about to eat his seven year old son
Yoshiiku
23 Ichikawa Sadanji as Oda Nobunaga
Ginko
24 Top: Women walking in a garden
Bottom: Women playing go

Ginko
25 Left: Iwai Hanshiro VIII as Oyuki
Center: Nakamura Tokizo as Ushiwaka and Bando Shuka as Shiratama
Right: Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Sukeroku

Chikashige
26 #13 – The cry of the fox
Yoshitoshi
27 #60 – Received back into Moon Palace – Taketori (Bamboo Cutter)
Yoshitoshi
28 Kusunoki Masashige (1294-1336) reading to his troops at Shintenno Temple
Yoshitoshi
29 Minamoto Yoshitomo (1123-60) battling Osada Kagemune in Owari
Yoshitoshi
30 Saohime perishing in the flames of her brother's burning castle
Yoshitoshi
31 Dohomachi in Tokyo – A man trips over a tray sending a bowl into the samisen player's face
Kiyochika
32 The Kanda Festival in Tokyo
Yoshifuji
33 Fortune telling for fire signs for November 1, 1888
Two figures perch upon Daikoku's shoulders

Kyosai
34 Kanda Sairei Johan – Imperial viewing of the Kanda Festival
Chikanobu
35 Mai Shizuka – Shizuka dancing
Gekko
36 Inariyama Kokaji – The swordsmith of Mt. Inari
Gekko
37 Chapter 48 – Sawarabi (Fern sprouts)
Gekko
38 Chapter 47 – Agemaki
Gekko
39 Terasaka Kichiemon Nobuyuki
Gekko
40 The betrothal of Prince Yoshihito, son of Emperor Meiji
Nobukazu
41 Mount Karabitsu
Frontispiece for Bungei Kurabu 6 no. 9

Hanko
42 Samurai and a young boy at an encampment
Toshikata
43 The old carp seller, Ibaraki, Japan
Jacoulet
44 Kankai Temple in Beppu in the rain
Hasui
45 Akashi Harbor, Inland Sea
Koitsu

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