Arts and Designs of Japan
October Selection October 2019

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1 Courtesan Nenoka holding a rat
Book page from Ehon Seiro Bijin Awase (Picturebook Comparing the Beauties of the Green Houses)

Harunobu
2 Nu – Woman with a pipe standing by a futon
Book page from Ehon Matsu no Shirabe (Picturebook: Music of the Pines)

Choki
3 Segawa Kikunojo V as Ohama
Toyokuni I
4 Courtesan lighting her pipe in a hibachi
Toyokuni II
5 Woman lighting a lantern
Eisen
6 #60 – Imasu
Travelers in front of shops selling straw hats and sandals

Hiroshige
7 #17 – Yui
Hiroshige
8 Arashi Tokusaburo II as Koshie Okaru
Toyohide
9 (Jitsukawa Ensaburo) as Hata no Kawakatsu
Kunishige
10 (Okawa Hashizo) as Nikki Danjo and (Mimasu Daigoro IV) as Kinugawa Tanizo
Hirosada
11 Takebayashi Sadashichi Takeshige
Kuniyoshi
12 #7 – Okegawa
Tamaya Shinbei hiding in a barrel while the woman Kojoro brings him sake

Kuniyoshi
13 Musashibo Benkei carrying the giant bell of Mii Temple
Kunisada
14 Memorial portraits of Ichimura Takenojo V who died at age 39 on the 21st day of the 8th month of 1851, and Nakamura Utaemon IV who died at age 55 on the 17th day of the second month of 1852
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
15 Left: (Arashi Kichisaburo III) as Sashima Sota
Center: (Bando Shuka) as Ohatsu
Right: (Seki Sanjuro III) as Matsui Gengo

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
16 Standing beauty
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
17 Left: (Ichikawa Kodanji IV) as Sukeroku of the Black Hand Group
Right: (Seki Sanjuro III) as Hori Shinzaemon

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
18 Ichikawa Kuzo III as Koshiba Hikozo
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
19 Left: (Ichikawa Ichizo III) as Iwami Shigetaro
Right: (Nakamura Shikan IV) as Hantai Zaemon

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
20 Ichikawa Danjuro VIII as Kumisada Juji
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
21 Shisen (Ichikawa Danjuro IX) as Atsumori
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
22 (Sawamura Tanosuke III) as Kiichi's daughter Minatsuruhime
Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
23 (Ichikawa Ichizo III) as Shirai Gonpachi
Nokiba no fuji – Wisteria on the eaves

Kunisada (Toyokuni III)
24 #43 – Sato Masakiyo and Fukuchima Ishimatsu battling Yamaki Shohan in Matsugatake
Yoshitsuya
25 #28 – Asakusa
(Bando Hikosaburo V) as Aburaya Osome

Kunichika
26 Sawamura Tossho II as Sutewakamaru
Kunichika
27 #21 – Mokuboji Temple and the Sumida Embankment
Ikkei
28 #55 – Saito Daihachiro Toshitsugu
Yoshiiku
29 #833 – A policeman kills three women and attempts to kill himself, but is arrested
Yoshiiku
30 #856 – A virtuous woman kills herself because of her stepmother's greed
Yoshiiku
31 Descending geese at Yahagi Bridge
The young boy Hiyoshimaru (Toyotomi Hideyoshi) grabbing Hachisuba Jiroku's spear

Yoshitoshi
32 Sano Takenosuke
Yoshitoshi
33 The Isegen Restaurant in Shibaguchi
Osen and Otoku on the veranda

Yoshitoshi
34 Kegon Waterfall in Nikko
Ginko
35 Left: Onoe Kikugoro V as Goro
Center: Ichikawa Danjuro IX as Shinchunagon (Taira) Tomomori
Right: Nakamura Fukusuke as a lady-in-waiting and Ichikawa Hotan as the Emperor Antoku

Chikanobu
36 Women in a chrysanthemum garden
Chikanobu
37 Oibane – Women playing with battledore and shuttlecock at New Year's
Chikanobu
38 Beauty of the Tenmei Era (1781-1788)
Top: People at a festival at Zoshigaya Temple

Chikanobu
39 Celebration of the 30th anniversary of moving the Capital
Chikanobu
40 Joreishiki no zu – Women's Etiquette
Women doing tea ceremony and bonkei (landscape trays)

Nobukazu
41 Tokugawa Ieyasu (1542-1616) in a hard battle at Ohito village with Sanada Yukimura (1570-1615)
Nobukazu
42 Hana (flower) – Ueno
Woman attaching a poem strip to a blossoming cherry tree

Gekko
43 Chapter 29 – Miyuki (The Royal Outing)
Gekko
44 Ryu Shoten – Dragon ascending to the heavens
Gekko
45 Inu asobi – Playing with a dog
Shuntei (Miyagawa)
46 Great naval battle in Port Arthur harbor during the Russo-Japanese War
Matahei
47 Inume Pass in Koshu in Yamanashi
Hiroaki
48 Statue of Kannon in a field in Ofuna
Okuyama Gihachiro

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