Fan Prints of Humorous and Miscellaneous Subjects, Part II

 

Series: Scenes Along the Sumida River (隅田川三景)

Title: Yamato

Date: 4th month of 1852

Publisher: Enshű-ya Matabei

Series: Famous Sights in the Willow Capital

Title: View of Nihonbashi

Date: 1st month of 1854

Publisher: Enshű-ya Matabei

Description: Fisherman by Moonligh

Date:

Publisher:

Description:

Date: 1830-1844

Publisher: Echigo-yaá Chohachi

Description: Moon over the masts of a ship and flowers in the snow representing the trilogy of Ĺsnow, moon and flowersĺ

Date: c. 1839

Publisher: Enshű-ya Matabei

Description: Three sake cups floating in a bowl with a design of Asakusa temple and Mt. Fuji

Date: c. 1844-1846

Publisher: Echigo-yaá Chohachi

Description: A lamplighter with an oil can

Date:

Publisher: Iba-ya Kyűbei

Description: A brown crayfish underwater

Date: c. 1844-1847

Publisher: No seal

Description: Turtles Playing Kickball (Kame no kemari)

Date: c. 1841

Publisher: Iba-ya Kyűbei

Series: Goldfish that Resemble Them (Nita ka kingyo)

Description: Turtle and goldfish with expressions of popular actors.á Note that some of the goldfish have markings resembling actorsĺ crests. áThe following actors and one publisher are represented:

 

1.á Ichikawa Kuz˘ II
2.á ďtani Hiroemon V
3.á Ibaya Senzabur˘ (publisher)
4.á Nakamura Utaemon IV
5.á Iwai Shijaku (Hanshir˘
VII)

Date: c. 1843

Publisher: Iba-ya Senzabur˘

Series: Goldfish that Resemble Them (Nita ka kingyo)

Description: Turtle and goldfish with actorsĺ expressions

Date: c. 1843

Publisher: Iba-ya Senzabur˘

Description: Octopus and black bear wrestling with a dragonfly officiatingá

Date: c. 1839

Publisher: Ise-ya S˘emon

Description: Butterfly and camellia

Date: 1st month of 1853á

Publisher: Maru-ya Seijir˘

Description: Sparrows, this is a keyblock print with hand coloring

Date: 1854-1857

Publisher: Maru-ya Seijir˘

Description: Fishing boats, this is a keyblock print with hand coloring

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Publisher:

Description: Cherry petals rehearsing music

Date: c. 1840

Publisher: Ise-ya S˘emon

Title: Bubbles Likened to the Heroes of the Suikoden

Description: An entertainer blowing bubbles for children that become characters from the Suikoden

Date: c. 1841

Publisher:

Title: Animated Gourds Comics

Description: Mongaku under the waterfall

Date:

Publisher: Iba-ya Sensabur˘

Another state of the above print

Description: Gourds, catfish and a horse dressed as people wrestling

Date: c. 1846-1847

Publisher: Iba-ya Sensabur˘

Description: Trades people

Date: 1842-1846 (censor Watanabe Sh˘emon)

Publisher: Iba-ya Kyűbei

Series: Popular Faces of the Present Day (Ryűk˘ menzukushi)

Description: Seven noh and kagura masks resembling the following actors:

 

1. ďtani Hiroemon V as daitengu (big demon)
2.á Ichkawa Ebiz˘ (Danjűr˘
VII) as Momotar˘
3.á Seki Sanjűr˘
III as kotengu (small demon)
4.á Nakamura Utaemon IV as Ebisu
5.á Sawamura S˘jűr˘ V as sh˘j˘ (drinker)
6.á Ichimura Uzaemon XII as yasa otoko (elegant man)
7.á Matsumoto K˘shir˘ VI
as kitsune (fox)

Date: c. 1842

Publisher: Ise-ya S˘emon

Series: Popular Faces of the Present Day (Ryűk˘ menzukushi)

Description: Seven noh and kagura masks resembling the following actors:á

 

1.á Unknown actor as kijo (female demon)
2.á
Ichikawa Kuz˘ II as Kintar˘
3.á Nakamura Bungor˘ II as ged˘ (jerk)
4.á Osagawa Tsuneyo IV as okina (old man)
5.á Iwai Shijaku (Hanshir˘ IIV) as onna (woman)
6.á Ichikawa Ebiz˘ V (Danjűr˘
VII) as Ryűjin (dragon god)
7.á Onoe Tamiz˘ II as Otafuku

Date: c. 1842

Publisher: Ise-ya S˘emon

Description: A spinning-top performance by Takezawa Toji (竹澤 藤次)

Date: c. 1944

Publisher: Ise-ya Soemon

ôRobinsonö refers to series number in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson, 1961, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

 

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