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SUMMARY OF PERIODS

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Principal Artists–

Hishigawa Moronobu and his pupils. Books.

Okumura Masanobu (1700–1720). Books and broadsides.

Haségawa Tōün and Ishikawa Riusen. Books.

Fourth Period (1710–1828).

Artistically illustrated books of all kinds, especially copies of old pictures, and volumes for instruction of artisans. Chromoxylography in books and broadsides. The second half of this term, from 1765–1828, is the best period of chromoxylography.

Principal Artists–

Tachibana Morikuni (1670–1748), Nishikawa Sukénobu (1678–1750?), Oöka Shunboku (d. about 1755, æt. 84), Sakurai Shiuzan, Tsukioka Tangé (1717–1786). Book illustrations of various kinds, from 1710–1765.

Torii Kiyonobu, Okumura Masanobu, Torii Kiyomasu, Torii Kiyotada, Torii Kiyoshigé. Books, theatrical, chromoxylographic broadsides.

Torii Kiyomitsu, Torii Kiyonaga, Torii Kiyotsuné, Tomikawa Ginsetsu. Chromoxylographic broadsides, illustrations to novelettes, &c., 1750–1765.

Nishimura Shigénaga, Ishikawa Toyonobu, Ishikawa Toyomasa. Chromoxylographic broadsides, 1730–1765.

Katsugawa Shunshō (d. 1792) and his pupils, Shunkō, Shunyei, and others, Ippitsusai Buncho. Theatrical and other broadsides, chromoxylographic books, 1770–1790.

Katsugawa Shuncho, Suzuki Harunobu, Koriusai (Isoda Shobei), Torii Kiyominé, Kikugawa Yeizan, Kitawo Kosuisai Shigémasa, Tsubo Toshimitsu or Shunman, Toriyama Sekiyen Toyofusa. Chromoxylographic broadsides, chiefly portraits of women–books, 1770–1790.

Hosoï Chobunsai Yeishi, Kitawo Masanobu (Kioden), Kitawo Masayoshi, Kitagawa Utamaro, Utagawa Toyoharu (d. about 1810), Yeizan. Chromoxylographic broadsides, chiefly portraits of women–books, 1790–1810.

Katsushika Hokusai (Shunro, Sori, Saito, &c.), (1760–1849). Chiefly books and New Year’s cards, from 1790.

Takéhara Shunchosai, Nishimura Chiūwa, Hokkio Nishikuni, Niwa Tokei, Hazamidzu Shunkiosai, Shitomi Kwangetsu. Books, chiefly topographical, 1780–1800.

Shimokawabé Jiusui. Books, chiefly stories, 1765–90. Ishida Giokuzan. Books, 1795–1806.

Shiba Gōkan (1747–1818). Books, with illustrations in perspective, 1780–1800.

Utagawa Toyohiro (d. 1828), Utagawa Toyokuni, 1772–1828. New Year’s cards, theatrical and other chromoxylographic single sheets, books, &c. 1800–1828.

Utagawa Kunisada (1787–1865), Utagawa Kuniyasu, Arisaka Teisai Hokuba, Shinsai, Uwoya Hokkei, Katsugawa Shunsen, Katsugawa Shuntei, Katsugawa Shunwō, New Year’s cards, chromoxylographic broadsides, books, &c., from 1810.

Tani Bunchō (1763-1830). Landscape illustrations, &c.