Comic and Miscellaneous Triptychs and Diptychs,

áPart III

 

 

Kuniyoshi - Effective Medicines for Treating the Epidemic (Hayari yamai kusuri no chikamichi), (9)1858, pub

Title: Effective Medicines for Treating the Epidemic (Hayari yamai kusuri no chikamichi)

Description:

Date: 9th month of 1858

Publisher: Tama-ya S˘suke

 

I am grateful to Ward Pieters for locating this image.

Kuniyoshi - (triptych) Street on the New Year (Tosei haru no yukikai)

Title: Street on the New Year (Tosei haru no yukikai)

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Date:

Publisher: Iba-ya Sensabur˘

Kuniyoshi - (triptych) Modern Actors' Likenesses in a Miniature Gargen

Title: Modern Actorsĺ Likenesses in a Miniature Garden

Description:

Date: c. 1847

Publisher: Masa (マサ)

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Kuniyoshi - (diptych) Daruma on the Shelf Teaches Us the Signs of  Future Events (Tana no daruma, Satori no kuchimoto), 1858, get text

Title: Daruma on the Shelf Teaches Us the Signs of Future Events (Tana no daruma, Satori no kuchimoto)

Description:

Date: 8th month of 1858

Publisher: Enshűy-a Hikobie

Kuniyoshi - (drawing) Daruma,  CAHXWGI1

This is the original drawing for the above diptych

Kuniyoshi - (triptych) Procession of Kuniyoshi & his students in the Sanno Festival (Isamashiki Kuniyoshi Kiri no tsuimoyo), Paulownia crest of gallant Kuniyoshi, c

Title: Brave Kuniyoshi with his Paulownia Design (Isamashiki Kuniyoshi kin no tsuimoy˘)

Description: Procession of Kuniyoshi and his students in the Sanno Festival with Kuniyoshiĺs paulownia crest is on the higher umbrella

Date: c. 1848-1849

Publisher: Ningy˘-ya Takichi

 

NOTE: A later edition of this triptych has a solid red cartouche in the right-upper corner.

3 signatures - Seven Gods of Good Luck

Title:

Description: The seven gods of good fortune in a ship

Date:

Publisher: Ch˘ (phonetic reading of )

 

NOTE: This triptych bears the signatures of Kuniyoshi, Kunisada and Eisen.á It was said that placing a print of the seven gods of good fortune under oneʼs pillow during the New Year season could cause the ship to sail into oneʼs dreams, resulting in good fortune. (McKee, Daniel, The Gifts of the 'Treasure Ship' in Essays in Honor of Robert Schapp, Society for Japanese Arts, The Hague, 2013, p. 19)

Kuniyoshi - (triptych) Pilgrims to Oyama Come Accross Pilgrims to to Mt

Title:

Description: Pilgrims to ďyama Come Across Pilgrims to Mt. Fuji at the Gate of Takanawa

Date: 1834-1835

Publisher: Kaga-ya Kichiemon

Kuniyoshi - (oban), Male and Female in All Things (Bambutsu senshoroku danjo no zu)

Title: Male and Female in All Things (Bambutsu senshoroku danjo no zu)

Description: A pictorial record of the males and females of all things (note the tea and sake)

Date: 1850

Publisher: Wo or O (phonetic pronunciation of )

Kuniyoshi - (triptych) Picture of Honch˘ in Yokohama (Yokohama Honch˘ no zu), (6)1860

Title: Picture of Honch˘ in Yokohama (Yokohama Honch˘ no zu, 横浜本町之圖)

Description: Street scene of Yokohama

Date: 6th month of 1860

Publisher: Izumi-ya Ichibei

Kuniyoshi - ParodyComical panoramic under Mount Fuji

Title:

Description: Comical panoramic under Mount Fuji

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Publisher: Wakasa-ya Uhei

Kuniyoshi - (triptych)  scene of 'mamemaki', scattering parched beans to drive out bad luck on a day before the first day of spring, c

Title: Lucky Casting of Beans Completed at a Fortunate Compass Point (Eho kaho fuku no Iri-mame)

Description: Young nobleman performing the bean-throwing ritual (mamemaki) to drive out bad luck on a day before the first day of spring

Date: 1847-1850 (censors Mera and Murata)

Publisher: Yamaguchi-ya T˘bei

(8)1852

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Description: Nobleman performing the bean-throwing ritual (mamemaki) to drive out bad luck on a day before the first day of spring

Date: 8th month of 1852

Publisher: Yamaguchi-ya T˘bei

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Title: Fashionable Cats Juggling Balls (流行猫の曲鞠 on left sheet and 流行猫の曲手まり on right sheet)

Date: c. 1841

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Uhei

Kuniyoshi - Fashionable Cats Take on Actors' Roles

Title: Fashionable Cats Take on Actorsʼ Roles (流行猫の狂言づくし)

Description: Cats as actors in famous scenes from kabuki plays, with an actor bowing to address the audience in the right lower corner

Date: c. 1839

Publisher: Kawaguchi-ya Uhei

Fukurokuju with his large head, Pub

Title:

Description: Fukurokuju with his large head

Date: 4th month of 1858

Publisher: Ebisu-ya Sh˘shichi

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Title:

Description: The seven gods of good fortune

Date: 1830s-1846

Publisher: Ise-ya Sanjir˘

Fukurokuju hithitting his enormous head on a lantern at the entrance of a temple, while the other gods of good fortune laugh, 1847-8

Title: None

Description: Fukurokuju hitting his enormous head on a lantern at the entrance of a temple, while the other gods of good fortune laugh

Date: 1847-1848 (censors Hama and Kinugasa)

Publisher: S˘shű-ya Yohei

Kuniyoshi - (diptych) Quick-Acting Medicine to Remove Evil Spirits (Sh˘ki san jaki ni sokuto (8)1858

Title: Shoki-San, Quick-Acting Medicine to Remove Evil Spirits (Sh˘ki san jaki ni sokuto, (鍾馗散邪鬼に即刀)

Description: Sh˘ki the Demon Queller (Zhong Kui) holding a sword to ward off sickness and evil spirits, with inset of a woman with a lantern leading a group of drunken men

Date: 8th month of 1858

Publisher: Enshű-ya Hikobei

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Title: 十月十日より 西両国於 広小路御覧入候

Description: People dancing with a tiger restrained by two men

Date: 1846-1852

Publisher: No seal

Title: Iriyamagatato noboru kitaguchi: Yoshiwara

Description: Activities at the North Entrance of the Yoshiwara

Date: c. 1837-1842

Publisher: Yamamoto-ya Heikichi

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Date: 1843-1846 (censor Muramatsu Genroku)

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