Five Constant Virtues of
Five Constant Virtues of Confucianism by Utagawa Hiroshige,
Utagawa Toyokuni, and Utagawa Kuniyoshi
Japan: early 19th century, Woodblock print
It is believed that this woodprint is actually meant to be a board game that teaches the player about values of Confucianism. It was created by three artists over a number of years and comprises several stories about five constant virtues of Confucianism.
The virtues are: benevolence or humanity, righteousness, propriety, wisdom, and fidelity or sincerity.
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