Fashionable Octopus Games

(Ryűkô tako no asobi, 流行蛸のあそび)

Publisher: Fujioka-ya Hikotarô

c. 1840-1842

 

This series is not listed 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 Octopus Games (Ryűkô tako no asobi), 1840-1842, oban

 

 

 

Another state of the above design

 

 

 

I am grateful to Julius Tüting for locating this image.

 

 

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