Arts and Designs of Japan
September Selection September 2019

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1 People walking in front of a print shop
From the book Ehon Sakae-gusa (Picturebook of a Prosperous Household)

Shuncho
2 Standing beauty
Toyokuni I
3 Nakamura Utaemon III as Tenjin (Heavenly Woman)
Yoshikuni
4 #29 – Mitsuke Station – The ferry crossing
Woman reading by a hibachi

Eisen
5 Katsuenra Genshoshichi
Kuniyoshi
6 (Ichikawa Danjuro VIII) as the priest Narukami
Kuniyoshi
7 Kanu, Gentoku and Chohi in an engagement outside a castle
Ryu Gentoku Hokkai e Kakomi Otoku

Kuniyoshi
8 Left: (Arashi Rikan III) as Sansaku's sister Otatsu
Right: (Ichikawa Kodanji IV) as Sansaku

Kuniyoshi
9 Omi Hakkei – Eight Famous Views of Omi
Sadahide
10 Porters gathering on the riverbank at Kanaya
Hiroshige
11 Night view of Saruwaka-machi
Hiroshige
12 Kintoki fighting a bear and a monkey
Kunisada
13 #57 – The poet Murasaki Shikibu
Woman playing a drum

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
14 Left: (Nakamura Utaemon IV) as Hosaku
Center: (Bando Shuka) as Shirayu
Right: (Seki Sanjuro III) as Dainichibo and (Ichimura Uzaemon XII) as Asamaru

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
15 Yuri (lily)
Two actors holding an insect cage

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
16 Left: (Bando Matataro VI) as Koyagashira Kiroku and (Bando Kamezo) as Settanaoshi Chogo
Center: (Seki Sanjuro) as Kajii Shuzen and (Bando Hikosaburo V) as Akogi Gennojo
Right: (Onoe Kikugoro V) as Okoyo

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
17 #28 – Nariaiji in Tango Province
Saien Zenji finding a dead deer in the snow to feed Shinno Shonin, the founder of the temple

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
18 (Nakamura Shikan IV) as Heitaro Yoshikado and another actor as Somaroku
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
19 Left: Bando Hikosaburo V as the wrestler Onigatake
Right: Kataoka Nizaemon VIII as the wrestler Akitsushima

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
20 (Nakamura Utaemon IV) as Yamabayashi Fusahachi, Inue Shinbei's father
Kunisada II
21 Left: (Nakayama Nanshi II) as Sumizome (the spirit of the cherry tree)
Right: (Ichikawa Ebizo V) as Sekibei (Otomo Kuronushi in disguise)

Hirosada
22 Onoe Shogyoku as Watonai
Hironobu
23 #26 – Onao no Tsubone and Mori Ranmaru at Honnoji Temple
Yoshitsuya
24 #45 – Soto Sakurada – Outside Sakurada
Ikkei
25 #832 – Police spring a trap on outlaws who have been hiding in tea houses and archery galleries
Yoshiiku
26 #849 – Showing the flag – Japanese celebrate detente with China over the killings of Ryukyuan fishermen who were shipwrecked on Taiwan
Yoshiiku
27 Sawamura Tossho II as Inuzuka Shino Moritaka
Ginko
28 Left: Ho – Nakamura Shikan IV
Center: Kyo – Ichimura Kakitsu IV (Onoe Kikugoro V)
Right: Mo – Otani Tomomatsu

Kunichika
29 Sawamura Tossho II as Akogi Shurei
Kunichika
30 Onoe Kikugoro V as Tenjiku Tokubei
Kunichika
31 Women walking in a garden
Kunichika
32 Kobungo, a street leader from Dewa
Yoshitoshi
33 Domo nemutai – I really want to go to sleep
Yoshitoshi
34 #2 – Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Akamatsu Manyu holding a dagger
Yoshitoshi
35 Courtesan Komurasaki of the Kadoebiro
Poet (Taira) Tadanori (1144-84), brother of Kiyomori

Yoshitoshi
36 The Shintomiza Theater in Shintomi-cho
Kunitoshi
37 The poet Ariwara Narihira (825-880) eloping with Fujiwara no Koshi (842-910)
Chikanobu
38 Shiohigari – Clam digging
Chikanobu
39 Procession on April 10, 1898 celebrating the 30th anniversary of the moving of the Capital
Chikanobu
40 Kato Kiyomasa in battle at Shizugatake
Gekko
41 Wake no Kiyomaro Ason at the Usa Hachiman Shrine
Gekko
42 Chapter 31 – Makibashira (The Cypress Pillar)
Gekko
43 Chapter 32 – Umegae (Plum Branch)
Gekko
44 Akugenta (Minamoto) Yoshihira (1140-60) battling Komatsu (Taira) Shigemori (1138-79)
Brave fight outside the Heian castle in the capital (Kyoto)

Rosetsu
45 Children doing origami
Shuntei (Miyagawa)
46 Vice Admiral Makarov showing courage during the sinking of the Petropavlovsk at the eighth naval battle in the harbor at Port Arthur during the Russo-Japanese War
Toshimitsu
47 Rain in May, flower seller
Hiroaki
48 Miyajima in the snow
Koitsu

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