Summer Flower Festival

(Natsu kechiki hanano ennichi, 夏けしき 花の縁日)

Publisher: Iba-ya Kybei

1842-1846

 

These fan prints (uchiwa) each bear the oval seal of the censor Fukatsu Ihei, which dates them to 1842-1846. The series is not listed in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).

Flower: Hydrangeas

Description: Woman with boy, goldfish bowl and lantern

Flower: Begonias

Description: Woman holding a ring of ground cherries (hozuki)

Flower: Peonies

Description: Woman holding two small potted plants

Flower: Pinks

Description: Woman holding bowl and napkin

 

NOTE: The fan in this image is signed Ch--r Kuniyoshi ga (朝櫻楼 国芳 ).

Flower:

Description: Musician holding stringed instrument

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