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Topic: beauty

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[A popular beauty]

[A popular beauty]

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing, facing left. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

[Two lovers under an umbrella]

[Two lovers under an umbrella]

Print shows a man and a woman, full-length, walking beneath an umbrella.

Nami ni goshoguruma moyō no tachi bijin

Nami ni goshoguruma moyō no tachi bijin

Print shows a courtesan, facing left, wearing a waterwheel and waves pattern kimono.

Taka no ha moyō no tachi bijin

Taka no ha moyō no tachi bijin

Print shows a courtesan wearing feather-pattern kimono.

[A beauty with an umbrella]

[A beauty with an umbrella]

Print shows the actor Nakamura Sanya as a young woman standing beneath an umbrella, wearing a head covering and geta.

Yūjo chōkarō

Yūjo chōkarō

Print shows a courtesan portraying the Chinese sage Zhang Guo Lao Chōkarō releasing his magic horse from a small gourd.

Kaya no uchisoto

Kaya no uchisoto

Print shows a man, woman, and a child resting outside mosquito netting.

[Rivals contending for a beauty]

[Rivals contending for a beauty]

Print shows two men arguing with each other over which one has the right to claim the affections of the woman seated behind them.

San kiyomizu komachi

San kiyomizu komachi

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Nana komachi : Seven Komachi. Format: Hosoban Urushi-e. Forms part of: Japanese print... more

Kyō

Kyō

Print shows a man and a woman playing a game, possibly go, on a kimono with a ruled pattern.

[The beauty Osome]

[The beauty Osome]

Print shows Osome, a tragic beauty, full-length, standing, looking at a book.

[Beauties of the three capitals triptych]

[Beauties of the three capitals triptych]

Print shows three courtesans, full-length, standing.

[Hanging poems on a cherry tree]

[Hanging poems on a cherry tree]

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing, hanging poems in a blossoming cherry tree.

[Beauty holding a book]

[Beauty holding a book]

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing in front of an illustrated screen, holding a book.

[Two girls whispering]

[Two girls whispering]

Print shows a woman, sitting, embracing a young girl, and whispering to her.

Kaki mogi[tori?]

Kaki mogi[tori?]

Print shows a young man holding a young woman on his shoulders as she reaches to pick persimmons from a branch above them.

Migi

Migi

Print shows a man and a woman, wearing geta, walking beneath an umbrella next to a blossoming tree.

[Two musicians seated on a bench, wearing geta]

[Two musicians seated on a bench, wearing geta]

Print shows a man and a woman sitting on a bench, playing a shamisen.

[The harmonic couple]

[The harmonic couple]

Print shows a man and a woman sitting on a bench, playing a flute, beneath a blossoming tree.

[Beauties from Fukagawa]

[Beauties from Fukagawa]

Print shows several women and various architectural elements at the Fukagawa station on the Tōkaidō Road.

Yukidama o tsukuru musume

Yukidama o tsukuru musume

Print shows a young woman, wearing high geta and a kimono with hat designs, rolling a large snowball.

Ichimura uzaemon no osugi

Ichimura uzaemon no osugi

Print shows a young woman, Osugi, holding a tobacco pipe and tray of tobacco.

Koto o hiku kanjo

Koto o hiku kanjo

Print shows a woman playing a koto.

Yatsushi kikujidō

Yatsushi kikujidō

Print shows a woman picking chrysanthemums along the banks of a stream.

Hagi no tamagawa

Hagi no tamagawa

Print shows two woman or a man and a woman embracing on the banks of a river.

Ryōgokubashi no sekisho

Ryōgokubashi no sekisho

Print shows two women on the Ryōgoku Bridge at sunset.

Okumura masanobu no kakejiku o miru yūjo

Okumura masanobu no kakejiku o miru yūjo

Print shows an interior scene with two courtesans admiring a screen painting of an actor or beautiful woman by the painter Okumura Masanobu.

Yuki

Yuki

Print shows a courtesan, walking in the snow with two young female attendants carrying a parasol, and a male servant carrying a large parasol; the man appears to be barefoot, the women are wearing geta.

Yatsushi kusazuribiki

Yatsushi kusazuribiki

Print shows a man sitting on the floor clutching a long piece of cloth held by the woman standing next to him; she has her hand on a hairpin, perhaps getting ready to remove it. A screen painting behind the wom... more

Uzuki

Uzuki

Print shows a man serenading, holding a flute in one hand, standing outside a window through which two women are visible.

Segawa kikunojō

Segawa kikunojō

Print shows an actor portraying a woman holding an umbrella.

Satsuki ame

Satsuki ame

Print shows two women walking beneath an umbrella and a young woman about to open an umbrella as it has started to rain.

Mitate rajōmon

Mitate rajōmon

Print shows a man departing, holding a closed umbrella over his right shoulder, looking back at a young woman standing on a veranda, leaning against a post.

Minazuki

Minazuki

Print shows a man sitting on a bench at a teahouse overlooking the Sumida River, the waitress standing before him holding a fan and teapot, is looking over her left shoulder.

Takema no uguisu

Takema no uguisu

Print shows two young women on a country path gathering plants and listening to a warbler in bamboo.

Risshun

Risshun

Print shows a man sitting on a veranda, turned to look at a woman standing in a doorway.

Shinobu koi

Shinobu koi

Print shows a man looking from behind a sliding screen at a woman carrying a lantern up stairs and looking back at the man.

Chūshū

Chūshū

Print shows two women, one sitting, the other reclining, on a bench between blossoming plants and beneath a full moon.

Tamagiku dōrō

Tamagiku dōrō

Print shows a woman and a young girl; the woman is pointing with her right hand toward a view of a busy street in a city.

Kisaragi

Kisaragi

Print shows a man and woman at a low table in a room with open window and view of the landscape; the woman is resting her head on her arms on the table.

Yukata no tachi bijin

Yukata no tachi bijin

Print shows a young woman standing, holding a fan, wearing a loose-fitting gown.

Yayoi asukayama hanami

Yayoi asukayama hanami

Print shows three women and a man having a small tea party beneath blossoming cherry trees.

Ōkanaya uchi suminoto

Ōkanaya uchi suminoto

Print shows Suminoto of the Okana-ya, a courtesan, full-length, seated, facing left, with two apprentices combing her hair.

Yūjo zu

Yūjo zu

Print shows a courtesan, full-length, standing, facing right.

Yotsumeya uchi kinshū

Yotsumeya uchi kinshū

Print shows Kinshū of Yotsumei-ya, a courtesan, full-length, facing right, with several hairpins and wearing geta, walking with two apprentices. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-s... more

Matsubaya uchi somenosuke

Matsubaya uchi somenosuke

Print shows Somenosuke of Matsuba-ya, a courtesan, full-length, seated, facing right, with an apprentice helping her put on a kimono.

Rakugan Matsubaya Somenosuke

Rakugan Matsubaya Somenosuke

Print shows Somenosuke, a courtesan, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with two attendants/trainees.

Tsuyuya uchi tsurunoo

Tsuyuya uchi tsurunoo

Print shows Tsurunoo of Tsuru-ya, a courtesan, full-length, facing left, walking with two young apprentices and a male servant holding a parasol.

Ōtawaraya uchi wakamastsu

Ōtawaraya uchi wakamastsu

Print shows Wakamatsu of Okawara-ya, a courtesan, full-length, walking, turned to the right, with several young apprentices walking with her.

Geisha to hakoya

Geisha to hakoya

Print shows two women wearing geta, walking, one carrying a long box.

Chidori no tamagawa

Chidori no tamagawa

Print shows three women(?) watching plovers dive over the Tama River.

Kushi

Kushi

Print shows a bust portrait of a woman holding a transparent comb in front of her face.

Fumiyomu onna

Fumiyomu onna

Print shows a half-length portrait of a woman reading a letter.

Azumabashi shita no suzumibune

Azumabashi shita no suzumibune

Print shows two women on a boat enjoying the cool of the evening beneath the Azuma Bridge.

Hagi no tamagawa

Hagi no tamagawa

Print shows three women, one holding a lantern, looking at bushclover on the banks of the Tama River.

Kobikichō arayashiki koiseya ochie

Kobikichō arayashiki koiseya ochie

Print shows a head-and-shoulders portrait of a woman reading a book.

Kaze ni nayamu tōka no onna

Kaze ni nayamu tōka no onna

Print shows a woman huddled against the wind beneath wisteria blossoms.

Ouka no nibijin

Ouka no nibijin

Print shows two women standing beneath a blossoming cherry tree.

Chōjiya uchi hinazuru

Chōjiya uchi hinazuru

Print shows two courtesans and two young female attendants.

Ryūka no odoriiko

Ryūka no odoriiko

Print shows a full-length portrait of a woman holding a parasol, standing beneath a willow tree.

Niwa no yukimi

Niwa no yukimi

Print shows three women on a veranda looking at a snow-covered garden. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: right panel of a vertic... more

Sakazuki

Sakazuki

Print shows a man and woman seated on the floor, a shamisen between them, a child climbing on the man's back, the woman holding a cup; standing behind them is a woman with many hairpins.

Kesagozen

Kesagozen

Print shows a domestic scene with a man sitting on the floor holding writing implements and Kesa Gozen standing nearby, her hair down, having just washed it, hanging a piece of cloth to dry, also a washbasin near them.

Segawa

Segawa

Print shows the courtesan Segawa standing next to a hibachi with two young attendants wearing elaborate hair arrangements.

Fujidana no sanbijin

Fujidana no sanbijin

Print shows three women and a young boy walking beneath a wisteria arbor.

Cyōjiya cyōzan

Cyōjiya cyōzan

Print shows the courtesan Chōzan of Chōji-ya sitting next to a writing table with an attendant burning incense on a hibachi.

Ōmando ogie oiyo takeji

Ōmando ogie oiyo takeji

Print shows two women entertainers (geishas) getting dressed for a festival; tall paper lantern in the foreground on the right.

Ōkawabata yūryō

Ōkawabata yūryō

Print shows three women strolling next to the Sumida(?) River, enjoying the cool evening air.

Ōkawabata yūryō

Ōkawabata yūryō

Print shows three women, two standing and one sitting on a bench next to the Sumida(?) River, enjoying the cool evening air.

Uchū sanbijin

Uchū sanbijin

Print shows three women walking along the banks of a river during a rain storm.

Hashi no ue no bijin to kodomo

Hashi no ue no bijin to kodomo

Print shows a woman, holding a parasol, walking with a young boy, crossing a bridge.

Sumida kahan no bijin

Sumida kahan no bijin

Print shows a woman, full-length portrait, standing on the bank of the Sumida River, facing left, holding a fan.

Matsubaya uchi Utahime

Matsubaya uchi Utahime

Print shows Utahime, a courtesan, full-length portrait, standing, facing left.

Hatsuhinode

Hatsuhinode

Print shows a woman standing on a hillside looking out over the sea at the sunrise.

Poppen o fuku musume

Poppen o fuku musume

Print shows a young woman, half-length portrait, turned to the left, blowing into a toy.

Yanagi no niwa

Yanagi no niwa

Print shows three women and a child, standing next to and sitting on a bench beneath a willow tree at the edge of a pond.

Tabako o suu onna

Tabako o suu onna

Print shows a bare-breasted woman smoking a pipe.

Sumiyoshi odori

Sumiyoshi odori

Print shows five women dancing beneath a large parasol during the annual rice planting ritual at the Sumiyoshi shrine.

Minazuki

Minazuki

Print shows four men taking a break from washing the shrine. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Yoshiwara niwaka : Blo... more

Gradation de la tête de grenouille jusqu'au profil d'Apollon, d'après les idées du célébre Lavater

Gradation de la tête de grenouille jusqu'au profil d'Apollon, d'après ...

Print shows the head of a frog transformed (in 24 stages) into the profile of Apollo. Includes commentary on each facial transformation.

Kagiya osen to takashima ohisa

Kagiya osen to takashima ohisa

Print shows head-and-shoulders portraits of two beautiful women, Osen waitress at the Kagiya teahouse, and Ohisa from the Takashima teahouse, one of them is holding a scroll.

Naniwaya okita

Naniwaya okita

Print shows Naniwaya Okita, a teahouse waitress, half-length portrait, turned to the left, carrying a bowl on a tray.

Sotoori hime

Sotoori hime

Print shows the princess Sotoori catching a spider with a fan.

Hotarugari

Hotarugari

Print shows a woman holding a fan and a firefly cage, with a young girl catching fireflies next to a pond.

Itsutomi

Itsutomi

Print shows a woman, full-length, standing, turned slightly to the left, a shamisen at her feet.

Hibachi

Hibachi

Print shows a woman, a "devoted housewife" sitting next to a brazier.

Chōjiya uchi karagoto

Chōjiya uchi karagoto

Print shows Karagoto, a courtesan, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, with two young female attendants.

Sanya karitaku no zu

Sanya karitaku no zu

Print shows two courtesans, full-length, standing, one leaning on a railing, facing right, the other holding a scroll, reading, facing left.

Nihonzutsumi o miru yūjo

Nihonzutsumi o miru yūjo

Print shows a courtesan, full-length, standing, facing left.

Tsuruya uchi tsurunou

Tsuruya uchi tsurunou

Print shows a courtesan with two attendants.

Kaidan o oriru onna

Kaidan o oriru onna

Print shows a woman descending a staircase, she has a small roll of cloth or paper in her mouth. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Forma... more

Kuronushi

Kuronushi

Print shows the poet Otomo Kuronushi and two women on a veranda.

Inu no koku

Inu no koku

Print shows a young woman sitting on a mat, holding a long scroll and writing materials, she has turned to the left to speak with a young servant or apprentice kneeling behind her.

Ōshukubai

Ōshukubai

Print shows a royal official wearing a long robe, with three attendants, standing before a plainly dressed woman outside a humble building through which a plum tree is growing. The official may be demanding tha... more

Henjō

Henjō

Print shows the poet Henjō with two other women reading poetry.

Okamotoya uchi sayagata

Okamotoya uchi sayagata

Print shows Sayagata, a courtesan, full-length, standing, facing left, with two young female attendants.

Usuginu

Usuginu

Print shows a woman holding a piece of transparent cloth against her face.