The “Ukiyo-e Paper Book” series allows you to enjoy a single picture on a large B5-size page, just like choosing your favorite picture at an Edo-style picture book store. Sixty pictures to look at, display, and appreciate the details.
*Commentary in Japanese and English is included.
The first volume, “Cats,” includes a cat from a beautiful painting with a tasteful beauty, a cat from a representative work, portraits of actors, and other rare paintings depicting cats.
The book can be read as a book, but it is designed to be detachable.
【The book contains 60 pictures】
Neko no touji Unagi (eel) / Neko no touji Fugu (blowfish) / Neko no touji Tako (octopus) / Ryuko Neko no Kyokutekimari (Curved ball of a popular cat) / Kikukawa Kunimaru no Kyokutekimari (Curved ball of a popular cat) / Shinkagaku Egaku Egaku Neko to Nezumi (Cats and mice)
Kaboso no Kabe no Mudasho / Goponzan-tsugi no uchi Okazaki no place / Nihon daemon neko no kojiki / Ryuko neko no gyo Ume ga egae mama no imitate / Ryuko neko no gyo Doyo Nekoyanagi licentious Tsukinage /
Ryu-nyu neko no gyo Oshiyun denbei jizuki jikan / Ryu-nyu neko no gyo kazamina kusozori shame no dan / Ryu-nyu neko no gyo embershit shitsuki ki yasabarui dan / Ryu-nyu neko no omoshiri /
Furyu mitori kai zukushi / Toumori bijiniai seiyo (A beautiful woman’s game, one of the five seasonal festivals) / Ryogoku no tsuki no tsuki / Ukiyo 48 kusatsu seha wo suru kusatsu / Fujo no kagami-yoshihi (The woman’s mirror, one of the five sexes) /
Tokisei Sho Chrysanthemum Arrangement Tsujiura Kiku / Yamakai Mete Taizue 19 I want to make it fast Takasago Tako from Banshu / Thirty-six Poems by Kino Tomonori / Mushi Sengen Kogane Mushi /
Nanakomachi Amekoikoi Komachi / Sankai Aitai Zue 38 I want to pull out my geri: The River Yue of Sunogata, Totomi / Fiction and Fact: The Two Sides of the Heart / The 48 Habits of the Floating World: The habit of wanting to talk about the real world / The seven poets of the Mitate Nashibotsu
The Seven Poets of the Pear Jar / The Snow in the Moon and Snow and Flowers / The Famous Aiwara Yoshin Warriors / The Fifteenth Aihara Esuke Munefusa / The Jiguchi as it is / The Fifty-three Cats in the Cat House / The Tatae Zukuri no Uchi / The Hundred Goldfish Zukuri / The Hundred Goldfish Zukuri / The Hundred Goldfish Zukuri
Goldfish zukuri hyakumonogatari / Cat to ward off rats / Goko no uchinai: Needle no kinsei / Shinra Manzo / The girl who plays with cats / Irokyoku set / One hundred faces of a cat / Two-faced Oboro cat picture /
Cat Genji, Kenki / Cat dance / Cat training / Oborozuki Neko no Mori / Cat no Suzumi / Ekagamidai Gokadai Kakari Kakumi / Worm, Lion, Hannya Mask / Ryuko Aitoe Kindai Rare Objects
- Release Date:
- July, 2015
- Japanese & English
- Daifuku shorin
Born in Tokyo in 1962. In 1985, he graduated from Keio University, Faculty of Letters, Department of Philosophy, majoring in Aesthetics and Art History. After working as a curator at the Fukushima Prefectural Museum, he became a curator at the Fuchu Art Museum. His specialty is the history of painting in the Edo period, especially the reception of Western painting.