Brother Pictures – Desires Taken at Face Value

(E-kyτdai negai no gakumen, 繪兄弟願の額面)

Publisher: Kofunami (小舟三)

1846

 

This series comparing actors with warriors is not listed in Robinson.  The prints are each about 14 by 10 inches (36 by 25 centimeters), a size known as τban.

Kuniyoshi - Brother Pictures-A Select Comparison of Warriors, Priest Mungaku

 

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Main figure: A man spilling water and holding a dipper

Inset: Priest Mongaku Shτnin under a waterfall

 

Kuniyoshi - Brother Pictures-A Select Comparison of Warriors,Priest Mungaku (Alt

 

Another state of the above print (note the color on the upper portion)

Kuniyoshi - Brother Pictures-A Select Comparison of Warriors,Young Samurai with a Kaishi paper and a writing brush, his servant holding a Yatate

 

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Main figures: A young samurai with a kaishi paper and a writing brush, his servant is holding a yatate

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Kuniyoshi - Brother Pictures-A Select Comparison of Warriors (R91), 465

 

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Another state of the above design

Kuniyoshi - Brother Pictures-A Select Comparison of Warriors (R91), w0000040

 

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Kuniyoshi - Brother Pictures-A Select Comparison of Warriors,w0000038

 

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   “Robinson” indicates listing in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson, 1961, Victoria and Albert Museum, London.

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