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June Selection June 2019

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1 #65 – Takamiya
Travelers carrying rice bales

Hiroshige
2 Yui – Porters rushing on tired legs over the Yui River
Hiroshige
3 Okitsu – The poet Yamabe no Akahito gazes on Mt. Fuji
Hiroshige
4 Hilltop view, Yushima Tenjin Shrine
Hiroshige
5 Tsukimi no tsuki – Moon viewing month
Kuniyoshi
6 Mutsu Chidori – Women watching a flight of chidori (plovers) along the Chidori Tama River in Mutsu Province
Sadahide
7 Women being carried across a river near Mt. Fuji
Yasutsune
8 Menoto no Soshi (The Story of the Wetnurse) Vol. 8
Woman leaning on an armrest with a poem strip in front of her, attended by two other women

Kuniteru
9 (Kawarazaki Gonjuro) as Kirare Yosa and (Iwai Kumesaburo III) as Yokogushi Otomi
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
10 (Onoe Kikujiro II) as Jutaro's wife Orie
Tsujigimi no Yugao – The streetwalker and the bottle gourd

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
11 U – Nakamura Kantaro as Yoshida Sawaemon Kanesada
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
12 #31 – The waterways in Teppozu
Hiroshige II
13 Left: Onoe Kikujiro II as Nagohei's wife Osen
Center: Ichimura Uzaemon XIII as Kirihei
Right: Ichikawa Kodanji IV as the hunter Nagohei

Yoshitsuru
14 Honnoji Temple in Kyoto where Akechi Mitsuhide attacked Nobunaga in 1582
Yoshimori
15 Left: Ichimura Kakitsu IV as Kirihei
Right: Ichikawa Kodanji IV as Gosho no Gorozo

Yoshiiku
16 #873 – Pawnshop burglar – An alert old woman sounds an alarm and vigilant patrolmen apprehend an armed burglar
Yoshiiku
17 Hirokoji no Seiran – Sunset glow at Hirokoji
Actor as Ishikawa Denji

Kunichika
18 #66 – Takebashi Gomon
(Bando Hikosaburo V) as Takegawa

Kunichika
19 Haiyu Mitate Sankokushi – A Record of the Three Kingdoms Portrayed by Actors
Left: (Otani Tomoemon V) as Kagome no To
Center: (Nakamura Shikan IV) as Yoshida no Matsuwaka
Right: (Sawamura Tossho II) as Akama Taro

Kunichika
20 Ichikawa Sadanji as Miyagi Musashi and Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Kasahara Zuiohi
Kunichika
21 Haru Asobi Shiki no Ei – Actors on a Spring outing to Azuma Bashi
Left to right: Onoe Kikugoro V, Nakamura Fukusuke III, and Ichikawa Danjuro IX

Kunichika
22 #621 – Yokohama Mainichi Shimbun
Fight at an archery gallery

Eitaku
23 Top: #25 – Women on a boat viewing cherry blossoms
Bottom: #26 – Women serving food

Ginko
24 Raijin Mon Tachinoku – Taking refuge at the Gate of the Thunder God
Yoshifuji
25 #10 – Nishigori Takekiyo painting
Yamato Shimbun #236

Yoshitoshi
26 #18 – Mr. Kawase's wife holding a dagger
Yamato Shimbun #430

Yoshitoshi
27 The lucky teakettle of Morin Temple
Yoshitoshi
28 Minamoto Yorimitsu striking at the ground spider
Yoshitoshi
29 Animals #8 – Tora (tiger)
Unsigned
30 Shin Kokyo Koyo no zu – Fall colors at the new Imperial Palace
The Emperor and Empress viewing the foliage

Unsigned
31 Courtesan in elaborate kimono with a phoenix decoration
Kunisada III
32 Uta awase – Poetry competition
Chikanobu
33 Kato Kiyomasa in a brave battle with Niiro Musashi kami at Chiyogawa
Nobukazu
34 Attacking and crushing the enemy during a snowstorm at the Hundred Foot Cliff Fortress at Weihaiwei – Major General Odera battles bravely
Kokunimasa
35 Bajutsu Magaki Heikuro
The horsemanship of Magaki Heikuro

Gekko
36 Saigyo Hoshi (1118-1190), famous archer and poet who became an itinerant monk
Gekko
37 Procession to the Niomon (gate) at Nikko
Gekko
38 Chapter 40 – Minori (The Rites)
Gekko
39 Chapter 42 – Niou-miya (His Perfumed Highness)
Gekko
40 Beauty of the Shoo and Manji Eras
Kiyochika
41 Acropolis
Yoshida
42 Tsurezure – Bored
Toraji
43 Le Tresor, Coree – The Treasure, Korea
Jacoulet

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