ANDO HIROSHIGE
A SELECTION OF TEN FLOWERS CURRENTLY IN FULL BLOOM


A Selection of Ten Flowers Currently in Full Bloom
Tosei jukkasen

Date: 1858
Publisher: Ebisuya Shoshichi
Format: Oban tateye
Number of Prints: 10/10
References: Kunisada Project

This series was designed by Hiroshige (background flower) and Kunisada (figures). It was changed from six to ten prints due to the popular demand and the title changed from Tosei rokkasen to Tosei jukkasen.


Hydrangea
Ajisai
Actors Bando Takesaburo I and Nakamura Tsuruzo I


Hibiscus
Fuyo
Actors Kataoka Gado II and Otani Tokuji II


Begonia
Shukaido
Actors Nakamura Jakuemon I and Onoe Kikugoro IV


Peony
Botan
Actors Ichimura Uzaemon XIII and Ichikawa Kodanji IV


Lily
Yuri
Actors Nakamura Fukusuke I and Nakamura Kantaro I


Poppy
Keshi
Actors Ichikawa Ichizo III and Arashi Kangoro I


Morning Glory
Kengyuka asagao
Actors Ichikawa Danjuro VIII and Asao Okuyama III


Summer Chrysanthemum
Natsugiku
Actors Sawamura Tossho II and Sawamura Yoshijiro I


Iris
Shobu
Actors Bando Muraemon I and Iwai Kumesaburo III


Pink
Nadeshiko
Actors Ichikawa Shinsha I and an unidentified actor