Miscellaneous prints of acrobats, top spinners, and magicians,

Part II

 

 

Title:

Description: Acrobat Y˘r˘ Takigor˘ walk on swords

Date: 1842-1846 (censor Murata Sahei)

Publisher: Kaga-ya Yasubei

 

 

Title:

Description: Acrobatics by Naniwa Kamekichi and Unosuke

Date: 1842

Publisher:

 

 

Title:

Description: Acrobatics by Naniwa Kamekichi, Unosuke, and Kotsuru

Date: 1842

Publisher:

 

 

Title: Ken of the Three Spinning Tops of Takezawa Baish˘ and T˘ji (Takezawa Baish˘ T˘ji sankyoku ken)

Description:

Date: 1849

Publisher: Hayashi-ya Sh˘gor˘

 

 

Title:

Description: Takezawa Toji (竹澤 藤次) with spinning tops

Date: c. 1843

Publisher: Yamaguchi-ya T˘bei

 

 

 

Title: Hakata Koch˘ (博多小蝶)

Description: Hakata Koch˘ spinning tops on a maple branch

Date: 1846-1852

Publisher: Wakasa-ya Yoichi

 

 

Series: Three Highlights of Great Spinning Top Performances (Sankyoku ukare no ˘goma, 三曲うかれの大独楽)

Robinson: Not listed

Title:

Description: Takezawa Toji (竹澤 藤次) and demon with spinning tops

Date: c. 1848-1851

Publisher: Fujioka-ya Hikotar˘

 

 

Series: 藤次流行思ひの竹沢

Robinson: Not listed

Description: Spinning Daikokutenĺ hammer

Date: 1842-1846 (censor Fukatsu Ihei)

Publisher: Sakurai Yasubei (桜井)

 

Series: 藤次流行思ひの竹沢

Robinson: Not listed

Title: 大黒のつちまハし

Description: Spinning a plate on a stick

Date: 1842-1846 (censor Fukatsu Ihei)

Publisher: Sakurai Yasubei (桜井)

 

Series: 藤次流行思ひの竹沢

Robinson: Not listed

Description: Spinning a millstone

Date: 1842-1846 (censor Fukatsu Ihei)

Publisher: Sakurai Yasubei (桜井)

 

Title: ?流曲独楽 竹沢藤次

Description: Fuji Takezawa performing spinning tricks

Date: 1842-1846 (censor Murata Sahei)

Publisher:

 

 

Title:

Description: Children performing acrobatics

Date: 1820-1846

Publisher: Mori-ya Jihei

 

Series: Untitled

Robinson: Not listed

Title: None

Description: Children imitating acrobatics performed by firemen at festivals

Date: c. 1830

Publisher: Yamamoto-ya Heikichi

 

NOTE: This print about 14 by 5 inches (36 by 13 centimeters), a size known as Chűtanzakuban.

 

Series: Untitled

Robinson: Not listed

Title: None

Description: Children imitating acrobatics performed by firemen at festivals

Date: c. 1830

Publisher: Yamamoto-ya Heikichi

 

NOTE: This print about 14 by 5 inches (36 by 13 centimeters), a size known as Chűtanzakuban.

 

Series: Untitled

Robinson: Not listed

Title: None

Description: Children imitating acrobatics performed by firemen at festivals

Date: c. 1830

Publisher: Yamamoto-ya Heikichi

 

NOTE: This print about 14 by 5 inches (36 by 13 centimeters), a size known as Chűtanzakuban.

Series: Untitled

Robinson: Not listed

Title: None

Description: Takezawa Toji at the Inari Shrine creating visions of the head of Kasane, ghost of Oiwa, and Okiku with tops

Date: c. 1843 (censor Muramatsu Genroku)

Publisher: Gusoko-ya Kahei

Series: Untitled

Robinson: Not listed

Title: None

Description: A spinning-top performance by Takezawa Baisho

Date: c. 1843

Publisher: Gusoko-ya Kahei

Series: Untitled

Robinson: Not listed

Title: None

Description: A magical spinning-top performance with nine-tailed fox crossing three countries

Date: c. 1843 (censor Muramatsu Genroku)

Publisher: Gusoko-ya Kahei

Series: Children Playing (Kodomo asobi no uchi, 子供あそびの内)

Robinson: 114

Title: Logrolling (Kakunori)

Size: About 10 by 14 inches (25 by 36 centimeters), a size known as ˘ban

Description: Children performing various balancing stunts

Date: c. 1839

Publisher: Ise-ya Rihei

Title: Takezawa T˘ji Succeeding to the Name of Takezawa Baish˘ Showing Spinning-Top Juggling For The 12 Months

Description:

Date: 1846-1852

Publisher:

Title:

Description: Acrobats balancing fans

Date: c. 1847-1848

Publisher: This seal is identified as Naka-Ni (Kinsh˘d˘) of Terifuri-ch˘ in Kuniyoshi by B. W. Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961), but as Ebisu-ya Sh˘shichi in Publishers of Japanese Woodblock Prints by Andreas Marks

Title: The Street Performers Assembled to Wish a Happy New Year

Description:

Date: c. 1839

Publisher: Sano-ya Kihei

Title:

Description: Theater of the Juggler Yanagawa Icch˘sai at Okuyama in Asakusa

Date: 1846-1852

Publisher: Ebi-ya Rinnosuke

Title: Crowds at the Horse Riding Stunts at Ryog˘ku (Ry˘goku daikyokuba no nigiwai, 両ごく大 馬の)

Description:

Date: c. 1850-1852

Publisher: Sumiyoshi-ya Masagor˘

Description: A spinning-top performance by Takezawa Toji (竹澤 藤次)

Date: c. 1944

Publisher: Ise-ya Soemon

ôRobinsonö refers to listing of the series in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).á

 

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