A History of Japanese Colour-Prints/ALPHABETICAL LIST OF SIGNS

Alphabetical list of the signs which compose the names of the most important Japanese artists

(The names of the artists from which these signs are taken appear in brackets. The cross-references denote that a sign has two different pronunciations.)

  • ba (Hokuba)
  • bun (Bunchō)
  • chin (Chinchō)
  • 重 { chō (Chinchō)
    see shige
  • 調 chō (Bunchō)
  • chō (Shunchō)
  • gaku (Gakutei)
  • 川 { gawa (Utagawa)
    see kawa
  • hane (Hanegawa)
  • 春 { haru (Harunobu)
    see shun
  • hiro (Kiyohiro)
  • hishi (Hishikawa)
  • 北 { hoku (Hokusaï)
    see kita
  • i (Iitsu)
  • i (Torii)
  • ishi (Ishikawa)
  • itsu (Iitsu)
  • katsu (Katsushika)
  • katsu (Katsukawa)
  • 川{ kawa (Hishikawa)
    see gawa
  • kei (Keisai)
  • ki (Suzuki)
  • kiku (Kikugawa)
  • 北 { kita (Kitao)
    see hoku
  • kiyo (Kiyonobu)
  • ko (Koriusai)
  • kuni (Morikuni)
  • 満 { man (Shumman)
    see mitsu
  • 麿 maro (Utamaro)
  • masa (Masanobu)
  • masu (Kiyomasu)
  • 満 { mitsu (Kiyomitsu)
    see man
  • mori (Morikuni)
  • moro (Moronóbu)
  • mura (Okumura)
  • naga (Shigenaga)
  • 西 nishi (Nishimura)
  • nobu (Moronobu)
  • nobu (Kiyonobu)
  • o (Kitao)
  • oku (Okumura)
  • raku (Sharaku)
  • ri (Sōri)
  • riu (Koriusai)
  • rō (Shunrō)
  • sada (Kunisada)
  • sai (Koriusai)
  • sen (Shunsen)
  • sen (Yeisen)
  • sha (Sharaku)
  • shi (Yeishi)
  • 重 { shige (Shigenaga)
    see chō
  • shika (Katsushika)
  • shō (Yeishō)
  • shō (Shunshō)
  • 春 { shun (Shunshō)
    see haru
  • shun (Shumman)
  • sō (Sōri)
  • suzu (Suzuki)
  • tachibana (T. Morikuni)
  • tai (Taito)
  • to (Taito)
  • suke (Sukenobu)
  • tori (Torii)
  • toyo (Toyonobu)
  • uta (Utagawa)
  • yei (Shunyei)
  • yei (Yeishi)
  • yoshi (Masayoshi)
  • yoshi (Kuniyoshi)
  • yoshi (Nagayoshi)
  • zan (Yeizan)