Ogata Gekko gekko portrait Bijin Meisho Awase

The Bijin Meisho Awase or Beautiful Women at Famous Places is a series of 12 triptych prints. On occasion other titles are used. Beautifully detailed, they were published between 1895 and 1902. Several prints come in variant colors and the thickness of the washi (paper) also varies between editions.

 

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Azumadai no sakurabana: Cherry blossoms at Azumadai

A marvellous depiction of children dancing amongst the cherry blossoms, at least 2 color variants exist

 

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Wisteria Blossoms at Kameido Shrine

This area is a very popular one illustrated by many artists over the years

 

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Taki no kawa no kouyou: Cascading river and autumn leaves

 

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Horikiri no Shobu: Iris at Horikiri

 

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Kameido Ryuganji no Hagi: Kameido  Ryugan Temple and Clover Bushes

Color variants exist

 

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Kuroda oki Hyakka en Nana kusa : The 7 Flowers of Autumn Hyakka Kuroda

In this image each of the traditional 7 plants of autumn is shown, 6 are named

 

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Kameido Furyubai: Snow on the Apricot trees at Kameido

 

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Snowy Dock (japanese title not yet translated)

 

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Tonegawa Koiryo: Fishing for Carp on the Tonegawa River

 

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Bashou Monastery at Sekiguchi

 

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Kiku: Chrysanthemums

 

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Morning Glories at Iriya

 

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