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Topic: social life

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A contented cuckold in the new fashion

A contented cuckold in the new fashion

Print shows a half-length portrait of a cuckold counting his wealth in the form of jewelry that his unfaithful wife receives as gifts from her suitors; through a window in the upper right corner can be seen the... more

[Reading a love letter]

[Reading a love letter]

Print shows a young woman reading a love letter. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Shuen

Shuen

Print shows two geishas and a man eating; there is a shamisen next to one of the women, the other is holding a tea or sake pot. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo prin... more

A touch of the times

A touch of the times

Print shows a woman playing cards with a monkey dressed as a man, two figures in masquerade attend to them, above and in the background are a musician, a man and a woman, and a cuckold, also seated is an owl sm... more

[Moon viewing at Shinagawa]

[Moon viewing at Shinagawa]

Print shows men and women eating and entertaining while looking at the full moon at a large building or pavilion in Shinagawa, on the Tōkaidō Road. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa)... more

[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. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Ja... more

Kyō

Kyō

Print shows a man and a woman playing a game, possibly go, on a kimono with a ruled pattern. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the ... more

[Passing a love letter]

[Passing a love letter]

Print shows a young man discretely passing a love letter from beneath the folds of his kimono. Title devised by Library staff. Adachi modern reprint (Showa). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library... more

Decoration du Bal Masqué donné par le roy ... / C.N. Cochin filius delineavit. ; C.N. Cochin Pater sculp.

Decoration du Bal Masqué donné par le roy ... / C.N. Cochin filius del...

Decorations at the masked ball given by King Louis XV of France in February 1745, on the occasion of the marriage of his son, the Dauphin, to Marie Therese of Spain; also visible, ballroom interior and numerous... more

Engawa no wakai danjo

Engawa no wakai danjo

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical Chuban Nishikie. Signed Suzuki Harunobu. Modern Reproduction, but apparently NOT ba... more

The merry accident, or a print in the morning a chair, a chair, for the lady.

The merry accident, or a print in the morning a chair, a chair, for th...

Print shows the well-known courtesan Catherine Maria "Kitty" Fisher sprawled on the ground after falling off her horse; several men quickly gather at the scene of her misfortune as another on horseback leaps a ... more

Fumi yomu yūjo

Fumi yomu yūjo

Print shows a woman seated on a bench reading a scroll, one end of which a cat is playing with from under the bench. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialis... more

The queen's arms, a night's amusement / Maucourt invt. et fecit.

The queen's arms, a night's amusement / Maucourt invt. et fecit.

Four men gathered for an evening of amusement, one appears to be forcing another to drink from a bowl.

Yayoi

Yayoi

Print shows children playing, two carrying a palanquin, outside the entrance to a house where, within, a man and a woman are eating. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo... more

[The interior of a kabuki theater]

[The interior of a kabuki theater]

Print shows a full audience of men and women at a kabuki theater.

Ryōgokubashi no sekisho

Ryōgokubashi no sekisho

Print shows two women on the Ryōgoku Bridge at sunset.

Engawa no wakashū to onna

Engawa no wakashū to onna

Print shows a young man and a young woman standing on a veranda, with a rooster and a hen standing nearby. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005... more

High life at noon

High life at noon

Print shows an interior view of a room in which two men and two women are taking tea; on the left, a man with an extremely long ponytail attempts to prevent the entrance of a messenger carrying a bill from "Lor... more

Uzuki

Uzuki

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

Kannazuki

Kannazuki

Print shows a man sitting on a veranda, reading, an incense urn next to him, and a woman standing at a door looking over his shoulder.

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. Title and other descriptive information compiled by N... more

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. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speci... more

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. Title and other descriptive informa... more

Girl reading a letter dessiné par J.B. Huet peintre du Roi par son très humble et très obéissant serviteur Demarteau

Girl reading a letter dessiné par J.B. Huet peintre du Roi par son trè...

Print shows a young girl, half-length portrait, in right profile, reading a letter; in a framed medallion with leafy boughs at top. Title devised by Library staff. Printed at bottom: Dédié a Me. Huet. Printed o... more

Takema no uguisu

Takema no uguisu

Print shows two young women on a country path gathering plants and listening to a warbler in bamboo. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. F... more

Yabase no kihan

Yabase no kihan

Print shows three women in a small sailboat.

Ōgiya ureshino shūgetsu

Ōgiya ureshino shūgetsu

Print shows two women in an embrace, standing next to opening in a brothel.

Le petit déjeuner

Le petit déjeuner

Print shows a young woman sitting at a table, reading a letter(?), and having tea or coffee. Title from item. Inscribed in pencil on lower right corner: Le petit dejéuner. Forms part of: Popular graphic art pri... more

Risshun

Risshun

Print shows a man sitting on a veranda, turned to look at a woman standing in a doorway. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the seri... more

Kubihiki

Kubihiki

Print shows two boys watching two boys seated with their feet pushing against the other's and with a long strip of cloth looped over their heads in a game of tug-of-war. Title and other descriptive information ... more

Ukie shin-yoshiwara sōjimai no zu

Ukie shin-yoshiwara sōjimai no zu

Print shows many women gathering together, some still entertaining men, in a large open hall in the Shin-Yoshiwara pleasure district of Tokyo. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spo... more

Chūshū

Chūshū

Print shows two women, one sitting, the other reclining, on a bench between blossoming plants and beneath a full moon. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print special... more

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. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print spec... more

Ukie yukimi shuen no zu

Ukie yukimi shuen no zu

Print shows a view through multiple rooms of small gatherings, men playing board game, women playing with pets, drinking tea, and outside in the snow, rolling large snowballs.

Hototogisu o kiku yūjo to kamuro

Hototogisu o kiku yūjo to kamuro

Print shows a courtesan and her attendant or an apprentice listening to the song of a lark that is flying above them. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print speciali... more

Karako no tōkei

Karako no tōkei

Print shows four Chinese boys at a cockfight. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical Chuban Nishikie. Forms part of: Japan... more

Tako age suru danjo

Tako age suru danjo

Print shows a young man holding a string attached to a kite held by a young woman standing on a veranda above him. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists... more

[The Verse Beginning with "Wa"]

[The Verse Beginning with "Wa"]

Print shows a woman standing before a man sitting on the floor. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Fūryū ise monogatar... more

Hibachi o kakomu gonin no otoko

Hibachi o kakomu gonin no otoko

Print shows five men relaxing around a hibachi; a shamisen rests on a platform in a room to the rear, and a standing screen with various symbols is in the foreground. Title and other descriptive information com... more

Danjo no manzai

Danjo no manzai

Print shows a man playing a drum and a woman holding a fan, dancing. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae-ban Nishikie. Fo... more

Ukie jūnidan kangen no zu

Ukie jūnidan kangen no zu

Print shows a long hall receding into the background for a perspective view, with eight women playing musical instruments arranged along the sides and in the rear is a woman playing a koto; in the foreground, o... more

Kujibiki

Kujibiki

Print shows five courtesans attending to two men to determine who will serve each client; screen painting in the background shows a heron flying above waves. Title and other descriptive information compiled by ... more

[The Duchess of Queensberry and Soubise]

[The Duchess of Queensberry and Soubise]

A fencing match between a Black man and the Duchess whose face is concealed by a fencing mask. Catalogue of prints and drawings in the British Museum. Division I, political and personal satires, v. 5, no. 5120.... more

Shinagawa yūsho no enseki

Shinagawa yūsho no enseki

Print shows five courtesans attending to the needs of a male client; one woman is playing a shamisen, another is preparing a pipe for smoking. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-spo... more

Kayoi komachi

Kayoi komachi

Print shows a man, possibly Fukakusa no Shosho, sleeping while leaning on the shaft of a horse-drawn wagon as Kayoi Komachi peers from behind a curtain on the wagon, which bears the traditional floral design as... more

An extraordinary, gazette, or the, disappointed politicians

An extraordinary, gazette, or the, disappointed politicians

Print shows a group of British politicians sitting and standing around a table in a public house or club reading the latest news of a dispatch from General Henry Clinton possibly referring to his evacuation of ... more

Sanbashi no danjo

Sanbashi no danjo

Print shows two women standing at the end of a dock next to a young man sitting in a boat. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: ver... more

Chidori no tamagawa

Chidori no tamagawa

Print shows three women(?) watching plovers dive over the Tama River. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Mu tamagawa : S... more

Miyamōde

Miyamōde

Print shows a woman walking with a young woman or maid, returning from a visit to a shrine. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Ha... more

Hagi no tamagawa

Hagi no tamagawa

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

Ouka no nibijin

Ouka no nibijin

Print shows two women standing beneath a blossoming cherry tree. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: Hashirae Nishikie. Forms pa... more

Shōchō

Shōchō

Print shows a woman with two young female attendants. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Kuruwa kosechi no asobi : Enj... more

Himegimi no gaishutsu

Himegimi no gaishutsu

Print shows two women and two children walking with a female attendant holding a large parasol; one of the children is carrying a doll. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored ... more

Tomimoto bushi

Tomimoto bushi

Print shows three women and two children on their way to a concert. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Ongyoku tegoto ... more

Hanami

Hanami

Print shows two women and a young female student or attendant at the Yoshiwara looking at cherry blossoms. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005... more

Hanami zuki

Hanami zuki

Print shows two women and a child outside a building with cherry trees in blossom. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: ... more

Hagi

Hagi

Print shows three women in garden setting. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Shūkuawase shiki no hana : Flowers of th... more

Yatsushi jūnidan zoushi ushiwaka jōrurihime

Yatsushi jūnidan zoushi ushiwaka jōrurihime

Print shows four women standing on a porch, one may be ringing a bell, and a man playing a flute, standing in front of the porch; from the tale of Jūnidan Zoushi and Ushiwaka. Title and other descriptive inform... more

Daifukuya no dan

Daifukuya no dan

Print shows a man sitting behind a screen watching two women, one holding a long pipe.

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. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae ... more

Niwa no hanami

Niwa no hanami

Print shows three women resting in a park while viewing cherry blossoms. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: part of a vertical Ob... more

Yatsushi Manzai

Yatsushi Manzai

Print shows two women, one sitting playing a drum, the other standing.

Ise monogatari

Ise monogatari

Print shows three women, two sitting on the floor and one standing, a third person sitting on the floor appears to be offering a small box containing two objects to the others as the woman standing looks on; in... more

Sangatsu[yayoi?] hanazumō shigatsu[uduki?] shaka tanjō

Sangatsu[yayoi?] hanazumō shigatsu[uduki?] shaka tanjō

Print shows three women dancing. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series: Yoshiwara niwaka : Blossoms of the yoshiwara. Form... more

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

[Four women composing poetry, possibly as a competition, next to a screen with painting of cranes]

[Four women composing poetry, possibly as a competition, next to a scr...

Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Genji : The tale of Genji. Format: probably the left panel of a vertical Oban Nishiki... more

Gogatsu no bu

Gogatsu no bu

Print shows three men wrestling at a brothel.

Hanami

Hanami

Print shows two women viewing cherry blossoms from a footpath above a village. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical Koba... more

Michinoku

Michinoku

Print shows the courtesan Michinoku with a female attendant and a boy carrying an umbrella over his shoulder. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2... more

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.

Danjo no manzai

Danjo no manzai

Print shows two men talking, both wearing hats. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Hashirae-ban Nishikie. Forms part of: R. Leice... more

Matsubaya uchi somenosuke

Matsubaya uchi somenosuke

Print shows the courtesan Somenosuke with two young female attendants/apprentices. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: vertical ... more

Manzai o miru josei[fujo?] to kodomo

Manzai o miru josei[fujo?] to kodomo

Print shows four women and a child watching two men dancing with a fan and a drum. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: one page ... more

Yaoya oshichi koshō kichiza

Yaoya oshichi koshō kichiza

Print shows a man and a woman looking at pictures(?).

Hikitejaya mae  no yuki usagi

Hikitejaya mae no yuki usagi

Print shows a person walking to the left, mostly hidden by a snow-covered umbrella, a woman walking to the right, holding a tray with a snow sculpture of a bunny on it, and a woman sitting on a bench at a tea s... more

Hikitejaya mae no yuki usagi

Hikitejaya mae no yuki usagi

Print shows a person walking to the left, mostly hidden by a snow-covered umbrella, a woman walking to the right, holding a snow bunny on a tray, and a woman sitting on a bench at a tearoom.

Jūdanme

Jūdanme

Print shows a woman watching two children play with puppets, reenacting the revenge of the 47 Rōnin.

[Two men carrying banners and two boys, one blowing into a shell, the other carrying a shell on a staff, in a procession]

[Two men carrying banners and two boys, one blowing into a shell, the ...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Tori awase

Tori awase

Print shows a large section of text and two men holding roosters and a woman feeding a rooster.

[Two men struggling next to a stone lantern, upsetting a teapot]

[Two men struggling next to a stone lantern, upsetting a teapot]

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; Crosby Stuart Noyes; 1906. Forms part of: Crosby Stuart Noyes collection (Library of Congress). Forms part of: Japanese prints and drawings (Library of Congress).

Chikurin no kabe no mae no shichikenjin

Chikurin no kabe no mae no shichikenjin

Print shows seven women portraying the seven sages of the bamboo grove, sitting together with musical instruments (shamisen, koto, and recorder), tobacco pipes, and a scroll. Title and other descriptive informa... more

[Demon with sword in his mouth upsets tea ceremony]

[Demon with sword in his mouth upsets tea ceremony]

Print shows a man or demon, holding sword in his mouth, struggling with two women at a tea party beneath a tree.

Haru no noasobi

Haru no noasobi

Print shows two women standing, one offering a pipe to a person squatting near a pillar. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: Kokon... more

Nidanme

Nidanme

Print shows the young samurai Rikiya placing a gift in front of Konami with her mother standing behind her and Honzo observing from behind a screen, from act 2 of the chushingura. Title and other descriptive in... more

Fuyu no yanebune

Fuyu no yanebune

Print shows three women on a houseboat. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: probably one of a vertical Aiban Nishikie triptypch.... more

Sake zuki

Sake zuki

Print shows a woman pouring sake into a saucer for a man. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. From the series: Tōsei kōbutsu hakkei : Eigh... more

Kemari suru sankanjo

Kemari suru sankanjo

Print shows three women. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. Format: horizontal Chuban Nishikie Surimono. Attributed to: Hishikawa Sōri.... more

Futamigaura

Futamigaura

Print shows three women walking in the surf at the edge of a beach at Futamigaura, with view of one of the Meotoiwa (wedded rocks) and the knotted ropes in the background. Title and other descriptive informatio... more

Hinamatsuri

Hinamatsuri

Print shows a woman and children at a tea party.

Ryakuga ōji ebiya no zu

Ryakuga ōji ebiya no zu

Print shows women exiting sedan chairs and entering a restaurant. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06. Format: right panel of a vertical Ob... more

Tales of wonder! / Js. Gillray, inv. & ft.

Tales of wonder! / Js. Gillray, inv. & ft.

Print shows three women sitting at a round table listening intently to a fourth who reads from The Monk by M. G. Lewis, one volume of which lies beside her on the table. (Source: George)

Premiere séance de l'institut National ; le 15 Germinal, An 4eme de la République / Girardet inv. & del. ; Berthault sculp.

Premiere séance de l'institut National ; le 15 Germinal, An 4eme de la...

Print shows a large group of men seated in two u-shaped rows along the sides and back of a large hall with a barrel ceiling and with statuary in alcoves set off by columns, a crowded third row of standing-room-... more

Fumizuki

Fumizuki

Print shows two women, head-and-shoulder portraits, possibly composing poems as part of a competition. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-06.... more

Matsu no sita no tōkei

Matsu no sita no tōkei

Print shows a woman and two young men or boys watching a cockfight beneath a pine tree.

Shōno

Shōno

Print shows three travelers sitting in a room at a rest stop, eating and drinking.

Numazu

Numazu

Print shows two women(?) carrying baskets and dragging clam(?) rakes as they walk along the shore. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. F... more

Ōgiyauchi tsukasa

Ōgiyauchi tsukasa

Print shows Tsukasa, a courtesan at Ōgiya, with a female attendant bringing her tea. Title and other descriptive information compiled by Nichibunken-sponsored Edo print specialists in 2005-2006. From the series... more

[Yatsushi chikurin no shichikenjin sono yon?]

[Yatsushi chikurin no shichikenjin sono yon?]

Print shows seven women portraying the seven sages of the bamboo grove; some with musical instruments (koto and shamisen), one with a scroll.