Young Models of Great Achievement

(稚立功名鑑)

Publisher: Fujioka-ya Keijirô

1843 – 1846

This series is not listed in either Kuniyoshi: The Warrior-Prints by Basil William Robinson (Cornell University Press, Ithaca, NY, 1982) or Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson (Victoria and Albert Museum, London, 1961).  The prints are each about 10 by 7 inches (25 by 18 centimeters), a size known as chűban.

 

Title: Oniwaka Maru (鬼若丸)

Description: Oniwaka Maru (Benkei in boyhood) killing a giant carp

 

Title: The young samurai Yoritomo (右兵衛佐頼朝)

Description: Minamoto no Yoritomo fighting in the snow on horseback

 

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Description: Shiragiku  Maru (白菊丸) on a bridge fighting a demon

 

Title: 渋谷金王丸

Description: KonMaru (金王丸) with anchor and octopus

 

 

 

 

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