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Sleepy: Salamanders from Izu Province

Description: A woman rests her head on her hand and appears to be sleeping. Her kimono is brown and striped. A scene on the wall behind her is of some men in the landscape who appear to be climbing a mountain. Some Japanese text is also part of the woodblock print.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Suckle: Fresh Sea Cucumbers from Mikawa Province

Description: A woman in a kimono holds an infant while behind her is a scene of men in a boat with a mountain in the distance. In the upper right corner of the print is an inset containing Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Try It On Right Away: Fungus from Kumano in Kii Province

Description: A woman in a red kimono and a blue robe dominates the foreground of the print while in a scene behind her is a man climbing a mountain. The woman's hair is in an elaborate style with two long picks with sculpted handles. In an inset in the upper right corner of the print is some Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Be Independent: Cloth from Echigo Province

Description: Woman looking into a hand-held mirror and dabbing at her forehead is the main portion of the composition. Her kimono consists of two colors and patterns, one pale purple and the collar red. A landscape scene is behind the woman with people toting bushels of straw and others working in the water.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Have Good Weather: Dried Bonito from Tosa Province

Description: A woman wearing a kimono holds a doll and a cup of tea. Behind her is scene of people doing laundry by the sea. Some Japanese text is in the upper right corner of the print.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Chûjô-hime

Description: A roundel in the center features a woman in a highly patterned kimono holding two pieces of a vegetable. A lotus blossom is featured on the roundel. In the uppermost portion of the piece is a rectangular inset with Japanese text and double row of cloud formations. A large leaf extends below and from underneath the roundel on the lower right side. A narrow band on the right side of the artwork graduates from yellow to blue and also includes Japanese text.
Date: 1843~
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

A Little Annoyed: Tango Province

Description: A woman in a striped kimono is in the foreground with a window behind her. Past the window is a landscape and a man. Several insets contain Japanese text. The background is a rich blue.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Sober Up Quickly: Buzen Province

Description: A woman in a blue striped and flowered kimono is in the foreground. Behind her is a scene of people working yarns. In the upper right corner of the print is some Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshiiku
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Tokiwa Gozen

Description: Japanese text in the uppermost portion of the print while below, inside a circle, a woman is surrounded by several red flowers.
Date: 1843~
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Get Away Quickly: Shimôsa Province

Description: A woman appears to be scared of a dragon that looks to be made of cloth. Behind the woman is a landscape scene and in the upper corner of the print is some Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshiiku
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Yamashiro Province

Description: A woman wearing a highly patterned kimono looks out a window or door at a man climbing a tree. There are several insets with Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Pour Sake for a Guest: Crabs from Nagato

Description: A woman in a flowered kimono holds a teapot. Behind her is a scene of men fishing. In the upper right corner of the print is an inset containing Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Sea Bream from Awaji Province

Description: A woman wearing a polka-dotted kimono rests her head on her hand and gazes into the distance. Behind her is a scene of men pulling many fish from the sea. Insets include Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Puffy-Faced with Distress: Mackerel of Noto Province

Description: A woman in a patterned kimono leans on a plaid fabric covered structure. She appears unhappy and her face leans on one hand. Behind her is a scene of men working and insets in the upper right of the print contain Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Warm It: Daikon Radishes from Higo Province

Description: A woman wearing a dark striped kimono has her back to the viewer and she appears to be stamping something. In the scene in the distance, several men are engaged in an activity. Japanese text is included in several insets along the right hand side of the print.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Hôki Province

Description: A woman in a green cloak looks back over her right shoulder. She wears a loose white scarf and a landscape is beyond.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Owari Province

Description: A woman in a patterned kimono is in front of a scene of two people building a fire. In the upper right corner of the artwork is some Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Abalone Fishing in Kazusa Province: Wanting to Eavesdrop

Description: A woman in an elaborately decorated kimono is seated in the foreground. A seascape with a fisherman is seen behind the woman. On the right side of the artwork are several insets with Japanese text.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Tweeze the Nape of the Neck: Air Bladders of Fish from the Sunomata RIver in Tôtômi Province

Description: A woman looks into a hand mirror as her hand rests on the nape of her neck. Two cats frolic on the floor beneath her and beyond is a scene of three people with large baskets on the beach. Japanese text is contained in several insets along the right hand side of the print.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshitori-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design

Wanting to Wear This: Hida Province

Description: A woman in a brown flowered and blue and black striped kimono leans forward while holding folded fabric. Behind her is a scene of men with a fishing net between two boats in the water. Japanese text is included in small insets in the composition of the print.
Date: 1852
Creator: Utagawa Kuniyoshi & Utagawa Yoshi-jo
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: UNT College of Visual Arts + Design