Edo Brocades, The Eastern Library

(Edo nishiki-e azuma bunko, 江戸錦 吾妻文庫)

1838

This three volume set was at one time attributed to Hiroshige, but is now generally accepted as being the work of Kuniyoshi.  All woodblock printed pictures from the set are reproduced below.  I am grateful Marijn Kruijff of Shunga Gallery for supplying several of these images.

Volume 1, page 1

Volume 1, page 3

Volume 1, pages 4-5

Volume 1, pages 6-7

Volume 1, pages 8-9

Volume 1, pages 10-11

Volume 1, pages 12-13

Volume 1, pages 14-15

Volume 1, pages 16-17

Volume 1, page 18

Volume 1, covers

Volume 2, page 1

Volume 2, pages 2-3

Volume 2, pages 4-5

Volume 2, pages 6-7

Volume 2, pages 8-9

Volume 2, pages 10-11

The pig-shaped object is smoking pot to keep mosquitoes away

Volume 2, page 12

Volume 2, covers

Volume 3, page 1

Volume 3, pages 2-3

Volume 3, pages 4-5

Volume 3, pages 6-7

Beauty with bottle of sake

Volume 3, pages 8-9

Another state of the above design

Volume 3, pages 10-11

The pig-shaped object is smoking pot to keep mosquitoes away

Volume 3, pages 12-13

Volume 3, pages 14-15

Volume 3, covers

 

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