A Set of Goldfish

(Kingyo tsukushi, 金魚づくし)

Publisher: Murata-ya JirŰbei

1839-1842

 

The title of this series is written as 金魚づくし on some prints and as きん魚づくし on others.This series is not listed in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).The images are each about 10 by 7 inches (25 by 18 centimeters), a size known as chŻban.Two images were printed on a sheet of paper about 10 by 14 inches (25 by 36 centimeters), a size known as Űban.

 

Title: One Hundred Horrible Stories

 

Title: Black Kite's (a small hawk) Sudden Attack

 

Title: Blowing Soap Bubbles (Tamaya tamaya, 玉やし)

 

Title: A Drinking Bout

 

Title: Matoi (firemen's symbolic pole)

 

Title: Riding a Raft (Ikadanori, いかだのり)

 

Title: SosanŰ-no Mikoto (Shinto god of the sea and storms)

 

Title: Sudden Rain of Water-striders

 

Title: Bonbon (ぼんぼん)

Description: Singing the ďbonbonĒ song for the obon festival

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