Harimaze

 

Harimaze (張交絵 or 貼交絵) are prints having several images intended to be cut apart.  Sometimes the images on a single sheet are totally unrelated and may even be designed by different artists. 

 

Series

Date

Robinson

One Hundred Shades of Facial Expressions (Hyakushiki menso)

c. 1836

Humorous Short Poems with Pictures (Kyōka-e)

1839-1842

 

The Monsters’ Chūshingura (Bakemono Chūshingura)

1839-1842

 

Thirty-six Selected Faces (Mitate sanjūroku gosen)

1847

 

Playful Drawings

c. 1847

 

Modern Style Set of the Provinces in Edo Brocade (Edo nishiki imayō kuni-zukushi)

1852

171

Miscellaneous harimaze

 

200, 216

 

 “Robinson” refers to listing in Kuniyoshi by Basil William Robinson, 1961, Victoria and Albert Museum, London

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