Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III)

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"The more than 60 provinces of Japan" - 
Dainippon rokuj
ūyoshū no uchi - 大日本六十余州之内

 

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new pictures: 04/14/10

 

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A series of historical figures designed by Kunisada and Kuniyoshi in dramatical poses. The insets were signed by different pupils (artistsī signatures mostly not read).
B.W. Robinson, The Warrior Prints of Kuniyoshi, lists 21 prints by Kunisada and 26 by Kuniyoshi, the rest is not seen. On this site are 26 by Kunisada and 24 by Kuniyoshi, 18 images are still missing.

Please send missing informations to:
horstgraebner@kunisada.de

Thanks to Edward Pieters for the advise to nine new images and the readings of inset signatures.

 

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Province: no. 01, Yamashiro

signature: oju Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset sigend Toyokuni monjin Kunimasa ga

scene: Ono no Komachi

 

size: oban
censor seal: Watari

date: ca. 1845
publisher: Maruya Kiyojiro
ref.: ritsu-006-5022

Province: no. 02, Yamato

signature: Ichiyosai Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Kunimasa ga

scene: kitsune Tadanobu


size: oban
censor seal: Watari

date: ca. 1845
publisher: Aritaya Seiemon
ref.: NDL-13

Province: no. 04, Idzumi

signature: ? Kuniyoshi ga, inset signed Isshōsai Yoshimune ga

scene: Kuzunoha kitsune

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Fujiokaya Hikotaro
ref.: thanks to William Pearl for the new image

Province: no. 05, Settsu

signature: oju Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Sadamasa ga

scene: mai-onna Sankatsu

 

size: oban
censor seal: Watari

date: ca. 1845
publisher: Kawaguchiya Uhei
ref.: ritsu-006-5023

Province: no. 06, Iga

signature: Ichiyosai Toyokuni ga, inset signed monjin Sadafusa ga

scene: Karaki Masayemon

 

size: oban
censor seal: Watari

date: ca. 1845
publisher: Kagaya Yasubei
ref.: ritsu-006-5020

Province: no. 07, Ise

signature: KochoroToyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Kunimaro ga

scene: Fukuoka Mitsugi

 

size: oban
censor seal: Watari

date: ca. 1845
publisher: ?
ref.: ritsu-006-5016

Province: no. 08, Shima

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshikatsu

scene: Okon

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Joshuya Kinzo
ref.: thanks to William Pearl

Province: no. 09, Owari

signature: oju KochoroToyokuni ga, inset sigend Toyokuni monjin Sadahiko ga

scene: Akoya

 

size: oban
censor seal: Watari

date: ca. 1845
publisher: Joshuya Juzo
ref.: ritsu-006-5024

Province: no. 10, Mikawa

signature: KochoroKuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshihume

scene: Joruri hime

 

size: oban
censor seal:
Watari
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Joshuya Kinzo
ref.: N121-11.42442

Province: no. 11, Totomi

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Kuniaki ga

scene:

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Maruya Jinpachi
ref.: N1

Province: no. 13, Kai

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Kuniaki ga

scene: Yayegaki hime

 

size: oban
censor seal: Watari

date: ca. 1845
publisher: Kawaguchiya Uhei
ref.: N95, NDL-11

Province: no. 14, Izu

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset signed monjin Sadahide ga

scene: Tatsu hime

 

size: oban
censor seal:
Watanabe
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Aritaya Seiemon
ref.: N27

Province: no. 15, Sagami

signature: Ichiyosai Toyokuni ga, inset signed monjin Kunimaro ga

scene: Shiragiku Maru

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Fujiokaya Hikotaro
ref.: N115

Province: no. 16, Musashi

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshitsuna

scene: Banzui Chobei

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Wakasaya Yoichi
ref.: NDL-w00000079

Province: no. 17, Awa

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset signed monjin Sadahide ga

scene: Fuse hime

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: ?
ref.: NDL

Province: no. 18, Kazusa

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Kunimasa ga

scene: Shirafuji Genda

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: ?
ref.:
N1

Province: no. 19, Shimosa

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Kunimichi ga

scene: Kasane Yoemon

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Kogaya Katsugoro
ref.: N5

Province: no. 20, Hitachi

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Kunimasa ga

scene: Oguri Hangwandai Sukeshige

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Yoshuya Kinzo
ref.: N57

Province: no. 21, Omi

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshimaru

scene: Shimidzu no Kwanja Yoshitaka

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Kagaya Yasubei
ref.: NDL-8

Province: no. 22, Mino

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset signed  monjin Ichiyōsai Yoshihisa onna ga

scene: Ushiwakamaru

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Joshuya Juzo
ref.: thanks to Ulrich Andrae for the image

Province: no. 23, Hida

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshikono

scene: Koman defedning herself against the Taira, inset: Munemori

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Joshuya Kinzo
ref.: thanks to William Pearl for the new image

Province: no. 24, Shinano

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Kunimasa ga

scene: ?

 

size: oban
censor seal: Watari

date: ca. 1845
publisher: Maruya Jinpachi
ref.: N57

Province: no. 26, Shimotsuke

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Kunimasa ga

scene:

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Aritaya Seiemon
ref.: thanks to William Pearl for the better image

Province: no. 28,  Dewa

signature: Kochoro Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshitsuna

scene: Tamatsukuri compared to Ono no Komachi

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Maruya Jinpachi
ref.: N121-11.42455

Province: no. 30, Echizen

signature: Ichiyosai Toyokuni ga, inset sigend monjin Sadashige ga

scene: Shinodzuka Iga no Kami

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Maruya Jinpachi
ref.: NDL

Province: no. 32, Noto

signature: Ichiyosai Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjim Kunimaro ga

scene: Noto no Kami Noritsune

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Fujiokaya Keijiro
ref.: N121-11.42478

Province: no. 33, Etchu

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Sada(?) ga

scene: Takiyasha hime

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: ?
ref.:
thanks to Jan Breukel for the new image

Province: no. 34, Eichgo

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset singed monjin Kunimasa ga

scene: Naoye Yamashiro no Kami

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: ?
ref.: NDL

Province: no. 35,  Sado

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshiharu

scene: Hino Kumawakamaru

 

size: oban
censor seal: ?

date: ca. 1845
publisher: Kagaya Yasubei
ref.: N121-11.42481

Province: no. 37, Tango

signature: oju Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Kunimasa ga

scene: Anju hime and Tsushiomaru

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: ?
ref.: NDL

Province: no. 38,  Tajima

signature: Kochoro Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshitada

scene: Seijuro

play: O Natsu Seijurō

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: unreadable
ref.: L93,p1

Province: no. 39, Inaba

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Kunimaro ga

scene: Shirai Gonpachi

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Maruya Jimpachi
ref.: N5

Province: no. 41,  Idzumo

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshitoyo

scene: Okuni

 

size: oban
censor seal: Watanabe

date: ca. 1845
publisher: Joshuya Juzo
ref.: NDL-w00000072

Province: no. 43,  Oki

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshikazu

scene: Kojima Bingo no Saburo Takanori

 

size: oban
censor seal: Wakasaya Uhei

date: ca. 1845
publisher: Joshuya Juzo
ref.: N1

Province: no. 44, Harima

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshitsuru

scene: Okumo Tessan, Okiku

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Kogaya Katsugoro
ref.: N121-11.42456

Province: no. 46, Bizen

signature: Kochoro Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshifusa

scene: Kamegiku

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Aritaya Seiyemon
ref.: NDL-w00000071

Province: no. 48, Bingo

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshisato

scene: Takagi Umanosuke, Nagoya Sanzaburo (inset)

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Fujiokaya Hikotaro
ref.: thanks to William Pearl for the new image

Province: no. 49, Aki

signature: Ichiyosai Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Kunimasa ga

scene: Heishokoku Kiyomori

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: ?
ref.: N115

Province: no. 50,  Suo

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshimasa

scene: Ouchi Yoshitaka (standing) and Suye Harukata

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Kogaya Katsugoro
ref.: thanks to William Pearl for the new image

 

Province: no. 51, Nagato

signature: Ichiyosai Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Kunimaro ga

scene: Kezori Kuyemon

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: ?
ref.: NDL

Province: no. 52, Kii no Kuni

signature: oju Ichiyosai Toyokuni ga, inset signed Toyokuni monjin Sadamasu ga

scene: Ishikawa Goyemon

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: ?
ref.: NDL

 

Province: no. 53, Awaji

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshiteru

scene: Shinchungon Taira no Tomomori

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Kogaya Katsugoro
ref.: NDL-w00000084

Province: no. 54, Awa

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshitama-jo

scene: Awa no Jurobei

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Maruya Jinpachi
ref.: N121

Province: no. 55, Sanuki

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshifuji

scene: Kajiwara Kagetoki
 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Kogaya Katsugoro
ref.: N121-11.42469

Province: no. 57, Tosa

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshitsuya

scene: the wife of Tosa no Matabei (name unknown), Tosa no Matabei (inset)

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Wakau
ref.: thanks to William Pearl for the new image

Province: no. 59, Chikugo

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset signed monjin Ichimōsai Yoshitora ga

scene: ?
 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Aritaya Seiemon
ref.: N121-11.42471

Province: no. 61, Bungo

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshitori

scene: Akagari Daido, Hana no moto (inset)
 

size: oban
censor seal: Watari

date: ca. 1845
publisher: Fujiokaya Hikotaro
ref.: thanks to richard Illing for the new image

Province: no. 63, Higo

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshifuji

scene: ?


size: oban
censor seal: ?

date: ca. 1845
publisher: Aritaya Seiemon
ref.: N121-11.42473

Province: no. 64, Hyuga

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset signed monjin Sadakage ga

scene: Hitomaru
 

size: oban
censor seal: Watari

date: ca. 1845
publisher: Jōshūya Kinzō
ref.: thanks to Katarzyna Paczuska for image

Province: no. 65, Osumi

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshifusa

scene: Kato Sayemon Shigeuji

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Joshuya Juzo
ref.: NDL-w00000074

Province: no. 66, Satsuma

signature: Kochoro Toyokuni ga, inset signed monjin Sadatoshi ga

scene: Satsuma Gengobei

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: ?
ref.: NDL-12

Province: no. 68, Tsushima

signature: Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga, inset by Yoshifuji

scene: Shinchunagon Tomomori

 

size: oban
censor seal:
?
date: ca. 1845
publisher: Kagaya Yasubei
ref.: N121-11.42476

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