Fashionable Choice of Six Flowers

(Furyű rok’ kwa sen, 風流六花撰)

Publisher: Izumi-ya Ichibei

c. 1843

This series shows beautiful women with flowers.  It is listed as number 101 in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).  The prints are each about 14 by 10 inches (36 by 25 centimeters), a size known as ôban.

Kuniyoshi - Fashionable Choices of Six Flowers (R101) courtesy Marc Devriese

 

Flowers: Chrysanthemums

Description: Beauty holding a cloth

 

I am grateful to Marc DeVriese for this image.

Kuniyoshi - Fashionable Choices of 6 Flowers, R101, 1843

 

Flowers:

Description: Beauty crouching

Kuniyoshi - Fashionable choice of six flowers (Furyű rokkwa sen), (R101), 1847, bijin holding water pot

 

Flowers: Cherry blossoms

Description: Beauty holding a water pot

 

Kuniyoshi - Fashionable Choices of 6 Flowers, Woman with Cats

 

Flowers:

Description: Beauty with cats

Kuniyoshi - Fashionable Choices of 6 Flowers, Woman with Cats (Alt

 

Another state of the above design

Kuniyoshi - Fashionable Choices of 6 Flowers, R101, K662-001-003

 

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