Fan Prints

 

An uchiwa is a non-folding fan consisting of paper attached to a bamboo frame.  These prints, which were intended to be glued onto an uchiwa (団扇), are called uchiwa-e (団扇絵). 

Series

Date

Robinson

1961

Robinson

1982*

Brother Pictures for Comparison (E-kyôdai awase kagami)

c. 1840

 

 

Untitled series of beauties reflected in mirrors (women)

1844-1845

 

 

Seven Benten Shrines of Good Fortune (women) (Tôto shichifuku Benten)

1843-1846

 

 

Famous Brands of Sake (women) (Meishu zoroi)

1843-1846

 

 

Eight Selected Flowers from the Garden (women) (Enchû hassen ka)

1845

219

 

Moon and Sun Shells for Tomobiki (women) (Tsukihigai ataru tomobiki)

c. 1845

 

 

Joruri Plays Briefly Described (Hitokuchi jôruri)

c. 1845

 

 

Eight Assemblies of the Floating Night (women) (Ukiyo hakkwai)

1847-1850

50

 

Perfect Matches (women with actor insets) (Aisho kagami)

1847-1850

 

 

Ôtsu Pictures for the Eight Views (women) (Ôtsu-e hakkei)

1849-1851

212

 

Parody of... (women) (Mitate...)

1849-1855

41

 

Famous Places in Edo (women) (Edo no meisho)

 

 

 

A Selection of 6 Modern Summer Scenes (women) (Imayô rokkasen)

1853

 

 

A Collection of Charming Music (women) (Enkyoku zoroi)

1853

 

 

 

Miscellaneous fan prints of women

 

99 and 213

 

Fan prints of actors

 

 

 

Fan prints of warriors and historical figures

 

 

S95e

Fan prints of humorous and miscellaneous subjects

 

201

 

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

* “Robinson 1982” indicates listing in Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints by Basil William Robinson (Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1982) and its privately published supplement.

 

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