Kuniyoshis paintings

Part II

Kuniyoshi - (painting) The Sengumi squad of firemen, c

Description: The Sengumi squad of firemen

Schaap: 2.32

Date: c. 1833

Location: Sensji (Asakusa Kannon Temple), Tokyo

Kuniyoshi - (painting) 2

Description: Male and female servants spring cleaning

Schaap: 2.33

Date:

Location: Private collection, London

Kuniyoshi - (painting), 2

Description: Entertainers, vendors and other street characters

Schaap: 2.36

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Location: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

Kuniyoshi - (painting) 3

Description: Actors off stage on a summer evening

Schaap: 3.37

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Location: Idemitsu Museum of Arts, Tokyo

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Description: Actor Ichikawa Danjr VIII kneeling in a performance of Shibaraku with his long sword upright

Schaap: 3.38

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Description: Soga no Gor riding a galloping horse

Schaap: 4.49

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Description: Votive plaque of the Lonely House (Hitotsuya)

Schaap: 4.53

Date: 1855

Location: Sensji (Asakusa Kannon Temple), Tokyo

 

NOTE: This plaque demonstrates three different styles of painting. The goddess Kwannon (left) is in idealized Buddhist style; the hag (center) is in naturalistic Western style; and the young woman (right) is in flat ukiyo-e style.

Kuniyoshi+ Sasaki Shiro Takatsuna with Ikezuki or Akechi Mitsuharu with his horse at Karasaki

 

Description: A seated warrior with his horse, possibly Sasaki Shiro Takatsuna or Akechi Mitsuharu

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Image courtesy of Michael Gorman

Kuniyoshi - handscroll 18 scenes with accompanying text relating the life and death of the travelling actress Okume, 1849-52, BM

Description: Hand scroll of 18 scenes with accompanying text relating the life and death of the traveling actress Okume

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Date: c. 1849-1852

Location: The British Museum

 

NOTE: This scroll was painted by Tachibana Seiei (橘精栄) after a now lost original by Kuniyoshi

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Description: The arhat Handaka Sonja wearing monastic robe with shaven head and large earrings; poking with finger little dragon emanating from begging bowl in middle of rain cloud

Schaap: 5.57

Date: c. 1848-1854

Location: The British Museum

 

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Description: Hotei (one of the seven gods of good fortune) dressed in Chinese monks robe, carrying Chinese fan and linen bag, looking at his reflection on water

Schaap: 5.59

Date: c. 1848-1854

Location: The British Museum

 

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Description: Demons escaping from a box

Schaap: 5.60

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Location: ta Memorial Ukiyo-e Museum

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Description: Mt. Fuji

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Location: Private collection

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Description: Hotei

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Date: c. 1848

 

Kuniyoshi - (painting) Figure with an umbrella

 

Description: Figure with an umbrella

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Kuniyoshi -hand painted fan showing an Onna Daruma, signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga with kiri seal

Description: Onna Daruma

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NOTE: Although difficult to read, this hand painted fan is signed Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga with a kiri seal

Kuniyoshi - (painting) 194

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Description: Kappa appearing from the Sumidagawa and terrifying a man who runs for his life

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Size: 6.5 x 17.5 in; 16.5 x 44.5 cm

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Description: Humorous Scenes of Combat and Contest

Schaap:

Date: c. 1830

Location: Honolulu Museum of Art accession 5472.1

Medium: Ink and color on silk handscroll, 11 3/4 92 in. (29.8 233.7 cm)

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Unsigned shunga (erotic) painting attributed to Kuniyoshi

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Unsigned shunga (erotic) painting attributed to Kuniyoshi

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Unsigned shunga (erotic) painting attributed to Kuniyoshi

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Unsigned shunga (erotic) painting attributed to Kuniyoshi

Schaap refers to listing in Heroes and Ghosts: Japanese Prints by Kuniyoshi by Robert Schaap (Hotei Publishing, Leiden, 1998)

 

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