Fashionable Series of Important Characters

(Furyű nagashira jizukushi)

Publisher: Mura-Ichi

c. 1843

 

The series is listed as number 127 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.

 

Character: (aki, autumn)

Description: Woman nursing a baby

 

I am grateful to Ward Pieters for locating this image

 

Character: (Koto)

Description: Descending geese

 

 

Character:

Description: Lady in blue using a razor to trim the eyebrows of a lady in white

 

 

Character: (willow)

Description: Beauty under a willow

 

 

Character:

Description: Beauty with birdcage

 

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

 

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