Japanese prints of the XVIII –XIX century from the collection of the Pushkin State Museum of Fine Arts

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Boys’ Day
Early Spring
Tanabata
Minamoto no Yorimitsu (Raikō).
Nakamura Shikan II as Nagoya Sanza and Iwai Tojaku as Nakai Oyama
Katsuyama of Okamotoya with a Kamuro
Viewing of Hrisantemums
Ground Spider Manifesting Demons in the Mansion of Minamoto no Yorimitsu
Minamoto no Yorimasa
The Habit of Book-Reading
The Monkey
The Snake – the 6th Sign of the Chinese Calendar
Yamamoto Kansuke
Asahina Yoshihide Capturing a Crocodile.
Kaida Yadaemon Tomonobu
Parody on Popular Amusements of Our Time
Oura of Doguya and Tedai Seishichi
Kaida Yazaemon Tomonobu
Miura Jiroemon Kanetsune
Oribe Yahei Kanamaru.
Tametomo on the Sea
Ding Lan (Teiran)
Priest Shunkan
Ushiwakamaru Playing the Flute

UTAGAWA Kuniyoshi / 歌川国芳

1797 - 1861

The Dragon – the 5th Sign of the Chinese Calendar

The late Edo period (Bakumatsu). C. 1845

Series «Fair Defenders for the Twelve Signs»

Material; technique:

Japanese paper (washi); color wood-block print.

Format:

Ōban

Dimensions:

353 x 241 mm

Signature:

Ichiyusai Kuniyoshi ga

Production centre:

Edo (Tokyo)

Publisher:

Kozimaya Jūbei

Provenance:

Rumyantsevsky Muzei (Rumyantsev Museum) (Moscow), at the PMFA since 1924

Inv.:

А-30033