The Four Seasons

(Shiki no uchi, 四季之内)

Publisher: Nuno-Kichi

1843

In this series of prints of beautiful women in the four seasons is not listed in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).á The prints are each about 14 by 10 inches (36 by 25 centimeters), a size known as ˘ban.

 

Title: Spring (Haru, )

Description: Woman reaching up to a cherry-blossom branch

 

 

Title: Summer (Natsu, )

Description: Woman carrying a bucket and ladling water on to plants with dragonflies overhead

 

 

Title: Autumn (Aki, )

Description: Beauty on a boat under a bridge

 

 

Title: Winter (Fuyu, )

Description: Beauty in the snow

 

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