Utagawa Kuniyoshi, goldfishes ukiyo-e prints (Kingyo zukushi)

“All kind of goldfishes (金魚づくし, Kingyo-zukushi)” by Utagawa Kuniyoshi Utagawa Kuniyoshi(1798-1861) was an ukiyo-e artist who was good at coming up with an ingenious plan for the works. He created woodblock printings freely and drawn a wide range of pictures from impressive to cute. Kingyo-zukushi is one of the gi-ga  (戯画) that the theme is funny picuture. Kuniyoshi personified goldfishes in …

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