Alphabetical List of Kuniyoshis Print Series,

M - S

Japanese Name

English Name

Description

Date

Robinson

1961*

Robinson

1982

Meicha zukushi

A series of famous teas

Fan prints of women

1847-1850

 

 

Meik hyaku y den

Stories of a hundred heroes of high renown

Heroes

c. 1842

29

S31

Meish shi-ten kagami

Mirror of the quartets of retainers of famous generals

Warriors in groups of five

1863

 

S94

Meishu zoroi

Famous brands of sake

Fan prints of women

c. 1846

 

 

Meit eiy soroi

Set of famous leading heroes

Heroic scenes

1856

71

S89

Meiyo Sanjrokkassen

Thirty-six famous battles

Historical scenes

c. 1850

51

S61

Miburi ju-ni omoi gwatsu

Imitations of the twelve months

Actors caricatured as the months

1847-48

211

 

Mitate Chshingura

Select Chshingura

Women

c. 1848

54

 

Mitate gedai zukushi

Select series of book-titles

Theatrical (diptychs and triptychs)

1847-48

159

 

Mitate go gy

Select five elements

Prince Genji with beauties (triptychs)

1852

139

 

Mitate hakkei

Selection for the eight views

Historical scenes (triptychs)

c. 1846

44

S39

Mitate hyaku-nin-s

A hundred select physiognomies

Heads of actors, six to a sheet

1847

200

 

Mitate jnishi

Fair defenses for the twelve signs

Dramatic characters

c. 1845

150

 

Mitate jnishi

Selection for the twelve signs

Heroes

c. 1845

 

S38

Mitate jnishi no uchi

Selection for the twelve signs

Large actors heads

c. 1852

192

 

Mitate Nashitsubo nana kasen no uchi

Selection for the seven immortal poets of the pear chamber

Women

c. 1849-53

 

 

Mitate ni-j-shi k

Selected twenty-four paragons of filial piety

Theatrical

1854-55

170

 

Mitate saiku yakusha hakkei

Selected fine performances of actors for the eight views

Actors

c. 1834

167

 

Mitate sambas

Select theatrical dancers

Womens heads (fan prints)

1855

41

 

Mitate yakusha Hakkenshi

Selected actors as the eight heroes of Bakins Hakkenden

Theatrical (diptychs)

c.1840

156

 

Monch jruri kagami

Mirror and compendium of musical plays

Sketches representing musical plays

1854

207

 

Morokoshi nijshi-k

The twenty-four Chinese paragons of filial piety

Chinese stories (chban)

1847

14

S60

Morokoshi nijshi-k

Twenty-four Chinese paragons of filial piety

Chinese stories (ban)

1853

13

S79

Mushi erami

Selected insects

Women (insects inset)

c. 1843

113

 

Mydensu j-roku rikan

Sixteen wonderful considerations of profit

Women

c. 1845

103

 

Myna is kych go-j-san tsura

Curiously named odd faces denoting the fifty-three stations

Comic heads (six to an ban sheet)

1847-48

216

 

Nagashira eiy soroi

Set of famous leading heroes

Heroic scenes

1856

71

S89

Nana Komachi

The seven Komachi

Women

1855

126

 

Nanatsu iroha Tto Fuji zukushi

Set of views of Fuji from Edo in iroha order

Theatrical (large heads)

1852

181

 

Natsu kechiki chuya dokei

Summer scenes: The hours of day and night

Fan prints of women

c. 1843-44

 

 

Natsu no ygure

Summer evenings

Fan prints of women

1853

 

 

Nazorae Genji kykun zue

Illustrations of moral conduct compared with the chapters of Genji

Women

c. 1843

80

 

Nazorae Suikoden

An imitation of the Suikoden

Explicit sexual pictures (shunga koban)

c. 1830

 

 

Neko no ateji

Cat homophones

Names of fish in kana formed of cats

c. 1842

196

 

Neko no hyaku men-s

A hundred cats physiognomies

Actors caricatured as cats (fan prints)

c. 1840

201

 

Nihon kmei eiy den

Stories of famous heroes of japan

Warrior prints

1852

 

 

Nijshi-k dji kagami

Mirror of the twenty-four paragons of filial piety

Chinese stories

c. 1840

12

S13

Ningen banji a-fu-mi hakkei

Incidents of everyday life for the eight views and the eight trigrams

Women

c. 1849

108

 

Nita ka kingyo

Goldfish that resemble them

Fan prints of turtles and goldfish with actors expressions

c. 1843

 

 

Nitakaragura kabe no mudagaki

Scribblings on a store-house wall

Theatrical caricatures

1847

179

 

Ogura nazorae hyaku-nin issh

Ogura imitation of the hundred poets

Historical and dramatic

c. 1845-47

40

S46

Oguri j-yshi no ichi-nin

The ten brave retainers of Oguri (Hangwan)

Heroes (chban)

c. 1843

30

S26

Omou ni kanai Fukusuke

Fukusuke fitted to ones thoughts

Comic horizontal chban

1843-1846

177

 

Onna Imagawa sugata awase

Comparison of womens forms with the New River

Women

c. 1843

95

 

Osana asobi go sekku no uchi

Childrens games for the five festivals

Children

c. 1840

129

 

Osana asobi hachi gy no uchi

Childrens games for the eight dispositions (filial piety)

Children

c. 1840

132

 

Osana asobi sekkwagetsu no uchi

Snow, moon and flowers in childrens games

Children

c. 1840

81

 

Oshive hago-ita

Battledores in patchwork relief

Heroic women & children (chtanzakuban)

c. 1845

 

S35a

tsu-e hakkei

tsu pictures for the eight views

Womens heads (fan prints)

1849-51

212

 

Reppuden

Stories of chaste women

Fan prints of women

1844

 

S95e

Retsu m den

Stories of strength, in order

Heroes (chban)

1845 & 1855

26

S48

Rokuysei Kuniyoshi jiman

Kuniyoshis analogies for the six conditions of nature

Legendary characters

1860

 

S93

Ryk dke koma zukushi

Series of fashionable comic spinning-tops

Comic figures formed of tops (chban)

c. 1843

195

 

Ryk dke koma-zoroi

Series of fashionable comic spinning-tops

Comic figures formed of tops

c. 1843

140

 

Ryk kurabe oshie tebako

Fashionable comparisons of raised pictures on toilet-boxes

Theatrical (large heads)

1847

168

 

Ryk menzukushi

Popular faces of the present day

Fan prints with masks resembling actors

c. 1842

 

 

Ryk neko no tawamure

Fashionable cat frolics

Actors in current plays represented as cats

1847

197

 

Ryk o-somemono ch

Fashionable register of dyed-stuffs

Women

c. 1834

90

 

Ryk tako kurabe

Popular kites

Actors faces on kites

1846-1847

 

 

Sakurazoroi

Cherries

Large heads of women (fan prints)

1855

 

 

Sambijin mitate shochikubai

Three selected beauties for pine, bamboo and plum

Women

c. 1843

131

 

Sanbantsuzuki

A set of three

Shikishiban surimono

c. 1832

 

 

Sangoku yko zue

The magic fox of the three countries, illustrated

Fantastic scenes

c. 1849-50

48

S66

Sanjrokkasen djo kykun kagami

Moral teaching for young girls mirrored in the thirty-six poets

Women

c. 1843

98

 

Sanka shokushi no zu

Weavers children in the silk-worm house

Children

c. 1840

116

 

Sankai medetai zue

Excellences of mountain and sea illustrated

Womens busts with inset industries

1852

117

 

Sankai meisan zukushi

Famous products of mountain and sea

Figures against landscape backgrounds

c. 1833

193

 

Sankyoku ukare no goma

Three highlights of great spinning top performances

Spinning tops

c. 1848-1851

 

 

Sansen zue

The three rivers illustrated

Womens heads (fan-prints)

 

99

 

Satomi Hakkenden

The eight heroes of Bakins Hakkenden

Theatrical

1852

173

 

Satomi Hakkenden

History of the eight dogs of Satomi

Eight dog warriors

c. 1850-52

47

S66a

Sayetate no uchi kitai no wazamono

Skillfully tempered sharp blades

Dramatic characters and their swords

1847-8

60

S51

Seich gishi den

Stories of the true loyalty of the faithful samurai

Heroes

1847-1848

72

S54

Seich gishi hottan

Origin of the true loyalty of the faithful samurai

Heroes

1848

72

S55

Seich gishi shz

Portraits of the faithful samurai of true loyalty

The forty-seven rnin

1853

79

S78

Seich gishin den

Stories of faithful hearts and true loyalty

Heroes women

1848

72

S56

Seich gishin kagami

Mirror of the true loyalty of the faithful retainers

The forty-seven rnin

c. 1851

 

S71

Seich gishin meimei kagami

Mirror of the true loyalty of the faithful retainers, individually

The forty-seven rnin

1857

77

S90

Seiro bijin kurabe

Comparison of beauties of the green-houses

Women (courtesans)

c. 1837

120

 

Seisuiki jimpin sen

Characters in the [Gempei] Seisuiki

Heroes of the Taira-Minamoto wars

1840

16

 

Seisuiki jimpin sen

Documented characters from the chronicle of the ups and downs of the Minamoto and Taira clans

Historical scenes (chban)

c. 1840

 

S15

Sekij gishi den

Stories of the faithful samurai of the red castle

The forty-seven rnin

1848

83

S58

Setsugekkwa no uchi

Snow, moon and flowers

Womens heads (fan prints)

1849-51

213

 

Setsugekkwa no uchi

Snow, moon, and flowers

Actors in character

1853

223

 

Setsugekkwa no uchi

Snow, moon, and flowers

Women (triptychs)

c. 1848

121

 

Shichi Fu-ku-jin

Women for the seven gods of good luck

Women with gods inset

c. 1847-48

163

 

Shi-ka-y uta awase

Comparison of poems

Women

c. 1841

94 & 149

 

Shiki no kokoro onna asobi

Feminine pleasures of the four seasons

Women (chban triptychs)

1844-1847

 

 

Shiki no uchi

The four seasons

Women (triptychs)

c. 1850

130

 

Shiki ykan

Pleasures of the four seasons

Women (triptychs)

1843-1847

 

 

Shingaku osana etoki

Moral philosophy illustrated for children

Comic (chtanzakuban)

c. 1842

115

 

Shingaku osana etoki

Moral philosophy illustrated for children

Comic (chban)

 

 

 

Shinpan kodomo asobi no uchi

Newly published childrenʼs games

Children

c. 1836

 

 

Shinramanzo

The universe of women

Fan prints of women

1843-1845

 

 

Shin-y kurabe

Comparisons of true courage

Heroes (nagaban)

1845 &1855

 

S49

Shokoku meisho zusho

Series of famous views in the provinces illustrated

Women

c. 1830

1

 

Shtoku Taishi go-ichidaiki

Biography of Prince Shtoku

 

c. 1840

 

S14

Shunga hakkei

Eight views of lovemaking

Sexually explicit pictures (shunga koban)

 

 

 

Sheki hakke e

Universal divination by the eight trigrams, illustrated

Divinities

c. 1837-8

 

S11

Shuzoroi onna Benkei

Series of women as Benkei

Women (half-length)

1844

137

 

Soga monogatari no uchi

The story of the Soga brothers

Theatrical

1854

205

 

Sono omokage teasobi zukushi

Toys with actors expressions

Fan prints of toys with actors faces

1842

 

 

Sugata hana bijin kagami

Beauties mirrored in the forms of flowers

Women

c. 1840

96

 

Suikoden gketsu hyaku-hachi-nin

The hundred and eight heroes of the Suikoden

Chinese heroes in groups of nine (ban)

c. 1830

4

S3

Suikoden gketsu hyaku-hachi-nin no hitori

The hundred and eight heroes of the Suikoden, one by one

Chinese heroes in groups of nine (chban)

c. 1830

 

S2a

Suikoden gketsu hyaku-hachi-nin tenksei sanjroku-in yonmai uchi

Thirty-six heavenly stars of the 108 heroes of the Suikoden in four sheets

Nine Suikoden heroes per sheet

1830

 

 

Sumidagawa shichi Fuku-jin no uchi

The seven gods of good luck on the Sumida River

Actors with insets by Kuniyoshis students

1853

203

 

Sumi-ire hyaku-nin isshu

The hundred poets of the inkstand

Poets (koban)

c. 1843

 

S27

* Robinson 1961 indicates listing in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).

Robinson 1982 indicates listing in Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints by Basil William Robinson (Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1982) and its privately published supplement.

Marks indicates listing in Publishers of Japanese Woodblock Prints: A Compendium by Andreas Marks, 2011, Hotei Publishing, Leiden

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