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BEGINNING OF WOOD-ENGRAVING

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  • Yokioku gwashi (the No dance), 10 vols. Osaka, 1732.
  • Honcho gwayen, 6 vols. 1782.

Ooka Shunboku, who died about 1760, at the age of eighty-four, also illustrated legends:—

  • Wakan koji Bokuo shingwa, 5 vols. 1753.
  • Hisei Musha Suguri. 1736. Reproductions after his works by an anonymous pupil.

As a copyist of ancient paintings he has already been mentioned (p. 56).[1]

Other illustrators are:

Kokan, who published in the year 1722 a collection of popular sketches called Jimbutsu sogwa. Duret mentions a work of 1724 in three volumes.

Hokio Tachibana Yasukuni, a son and pupil of Morikuni:

  • Yehon Noyomagusa, studies of flowers. 1755, 5 vols.
  • Yehon Yabutsusen, illustrations of historical poetry. Osaka, 1778, 5 vols.

Tsukioka Masanobu, died 1786:

  • Yehon Komei futubagusa, stories of the childhood of famous men. Osaka, 1759, 3 vols.
  • Onna buya Kebai Kurabe, heroines. Osaka, 1766, 3 vols.

Hayami Shunshosai, about 1775:

  • Korobanu sakino zuye, very spirited scenes with landscapes. Kioto, 3 vols.

Roren:

  • Roren gwafu, facsimiles of expressive brushwork drawings. Yedo, 1763.

Tsukioka Tange (1717-86), of whom the following works are mentioned:[2]

  • Yehon musha tazuna, also named the Yehon Komio futubagusa 1759, representations of heroic deeds.

  1. Anderson Cat., p. 341 seqq.
  2. Duret, p. 97.