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Smaller series with half length actor portraits from 1852:


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Eight Scenic Views of Lake Biwa – „Omi hakkei no uchi“

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Mitate sanpukutsui

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Comparison of "flower" customs - Fuzoku hana kurabe

4. Series of memorial prints of Nakamura Utaemon IV
5. untitled set of half-length actors in lantern
6. unknown title: half-length actor (woman) in front of flowers
7. Seven flourishing actors on paper lanterns in the evening cool
8. unknown title: half-length actor, neutral background, "smily" cartouche
9. unknown title: six okubi-e
10. untitled set of 5 tanaku of actors

 

 

last updated:

new pictures: 03/16/06


new series: 12/19/03

 

new information: 09/01/05

 

1. Eight Scenic Views of Lake Biwa – „Omi hakkei no uchi“

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Title: Katata Rakugan

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: ?

role: ?

play: ?

size: oban
censor seal:
??
date: rat 7
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: N8, NDL-3430 and 3429

Title: Mii Bansho

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Iwai Hanshiro VI, Ichikawa Danzo IV

role: right: Kuronushi,
left: Komachi

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: rat 6
publisher:
Hayashiya Shojiro
carver: ?
Ref.: ritsu-006-0131 (left);
N5, ritsu-006-0132 (right)

Title: ?

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: ?

role: ?

play: ?

size: oban
censor seal:
??
date: rat 7
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: NDL-3426

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2. „Mitate sanpukutsui“

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Title: gatsu (moon)

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII

role: Jiraya

size: oban
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe
date: rat 11
publisher: Minatoya Kohei

carver: ?
Ref.: NDL-563

Title: yuki (snow)

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Kodanji IV

role: Ishikawa Goemon

size: oban
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe

date: rat 11
publisher: Minatoya Kohei

carver: ?
Ref.: privat, NDL-564

Title: hana (flower)

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Bando Shuka I

role: Kishin Omatsu

size: oban
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe

date: rat 11
publisher: Minatoya Kohei

carver: ?
Ref.: NDL-565

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3. Comparison of "flower" customs - Fuzoku hana kurabe

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signature: Toyokuni ga

title: Edo Yoshiwara no sakura

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII, Bando Shuka I

role: Sukeroku, Agemaki

size: oban
censor seal: Kinugasa, Murata

date: rat 6
publisher: Iseya Kanekichi

carver: ?
Ref.: ritsu-006-0333

signature: Toyokuni ga

title: Naniwa Aramachi no sakura

actor: Onoe Kikujiro II, Ichikawa Danjuro VIII

role: Atsuma, Yogoro

size: oban
censor seal: Kinugasa, Murata

date: rat 6
publisher: Iseya Kanekichi

carver: ?
Ref.: ritsu-006-0332

signature: Toyokuni ga

title: Kyoto Arashiyama no sakura

actor:  Iwai Kumesaburo III, Sawamura Chojuro V

role: Ohan, Choemon

size: oban
censor seal: Kinugasa, Murata

date: rat 6
publisher: Iseya Kanekichi

carver: ?
Ref.: ritsu-006-0331

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4. Series of memorial prints of Nakamura Utaemon IV

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signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Nakamura Utaemon IV

role: Shokoku Kiyomori - First
minister Kiyomori

play: ?

size: oban
censor seal:
??
date: 2ic/1852
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: N73

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Nakamura Utaemon IV

role: Yaegiri

play: ?

size: chuban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 2ic/1852
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: N75

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Nakamura Utaemon IV

role: ?

play: ?

size: chuban
censor seal:
??
date: ?/1852
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: L90,p58

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Nakamura Utaemon IV

role: Ishikawa Goemon

play: ?

size: chuban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 2ic/1852
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: N75

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Nakamura Utaemon IV

role: ?

play: ?

size: chuban
censor seal:
??
date: ?/1852
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: N3

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Nakamura Utaemon IV

role: Karaki Masaemon

play: ?

size: chuban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 2ic/1852
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: N75

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Nakamura Utaemon IV

role: Ootomo Kuronushi

play: ?

size: chuban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 2ic/1852
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: N75

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Nakamura Utaemon IV

role: Shirabyoshi dancer

play: ?

size: chuban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 2ic/1852
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: N75

ignature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Nakamura Utaemon IV

role: A comical performer in

play:  Sanbaso

size: chuban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 2ic/1852
publisher:
?
carver: ?
Ref.: N75

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5. untitled set of half-length actors in lantern

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signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: ?

role: ?

play: ?

size: oban
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe

date: rat 7
publisher: Ibaya Sensaburo

carver: ?
Ref.: NDL-562

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: ?

role: ?

play: ?

size: oban
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe

date: rat 7
publisher: Ibaya Sensaburo

carver: ?
Ref.: NDL-563

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6. unknown title: half-length actor (woman) in front of flowers

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signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Bando Shuka I

role: meshitsukai Ohatsu

play: Sumidagawa tsui no kagamon

size: oban
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe/shita-uri

date: rat 3
publisher: Izumiya Ichibei

carver: ?
Ref.: N43, NDL-3717

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Sawamura Chojuro V

role: tsubone Iwafuji

play: Sumidagawa tsui no kagamon

size: oban
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe/shita-uri

date: rat 3
publisher: Izumiya Ichibei

carver: ?
Ref.: NDL-3716

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7. Seven flourishing actors on paper lanterns in the evening cool

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signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Sawamura Chojuro V

role: Suzuki Mondo

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 6/1852
publisher: Ibaya Sensaburo

carver: ?
Ref.: N86

 

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Bando Shuka I

role: Danshichi-shima Okaji

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 6/1852
publisher: Ibaya Sensaburo

carver: ?
Ref.: ritsu-006-0323

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Bando Takesaburo I

role: tedai Seijuro

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 6/1852
publisher: Ibaya Sensaburo

carver: ?
Ref.: ritsu-006-0323

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Iwai Kumesaburo III

role: Aburaya Okon

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 6/1852
publisher: Ibaya Sensaburo

carver: ?
Ref.: N43

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: ?

role: Sonozaki Senkichi



size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 6/1852
publisher: Ibaya Sensaburo

carver: ?
Ref.: N59

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII

role: ?



size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 6/1852
publisher: Ibaya Sensaburo

carver: ?
Ref.: N1

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: ?

role: ?



size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 6/1852
publisher: Ibaya Sensaburo

carver: ?
Ref.: N1

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8. unknown title: half-length actor, neutral background, "smily" cartouche

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signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Iwai Kumesaburo III

role: Ayame

play: Jiraiya goketsu monogatari

size: oban
censor seal: Kinugasa, Murata

date: 8/1852
publisher: Tsujiya Yasubei

carver: ?
Ref.: N86, ritsu 006-3681

signature: Toyokuni ga

actor: Ichikawa Danjuro VIII

role: Jiraya

play: Jiraiya goketsu monogatari

size: oban
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe/shita-uri

date: 7/1852
publisher: Tsujiya Yasubei

carver: ?
Ref.: ritsu 101-5579

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9. unknown title: six okubi-e

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signature: Toyokuni ga

actors: Onoe Kikujiro II, Arashi Kichisaburo III, Bando Shuka I, Otani Tomoemon IV, Seki Sanjuro III, Suketakaya Takasuke III

roles: ?

size: oban
censor seal: Fuku, Muramatsu

date: 2ic/1852
publisher: Fujiokaya Keijiro

carver: ?
Ref.: ritsu-006-4433

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10. untitled set of 5 tanaku of actors

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signature: Toyokuni ga

actors from left: Sawamura Chojuro V as Yamabayashi Fusahachi, Arashi Kichisaburo III as Inuda Kobungo, Seki Sanjuro III as Inugai Kempachi, Otani Tomoemon as Konaya Fungobei and Bando Shuka as InuzukaShino
play: Satomi Hakkenden
size: oban
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe
seal: Shita-uri (restricted sale)
date: rat 1
publisher:
Izumiya Ichibei
ref.: N1, L52, p107

signature: Toyokuni ga

actors: ?

size: oban
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe
seal: Shita-uri (restricted sale)
date: rat 1
publisher:
Izumiya Ichibei
ref.:  L90, p70

signature: Toyokuni ga

actors: ?

size: oban
censor seal: Mera, Watanabe
seal: Shita-uri (restricted sale)
date: rat 1
publisher:
Izumiya Ichibei
ref.: L90, p70, ritsu-401-0344

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