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Shinji andon (Festival Lanterns)


late Edo period - early Meiji era
undated late printing after 1860; original publication dates: 1829-1847
Artist Ôishi Matora (Japanese, 1792–1833), Author of preface Norikiyo (Japanese), Artist Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861), Author of preface Hanagasa Gaishi (Japanese), Artist Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848), Author of preface Ogasa Sanshô (Japanese), Artist Utagawa Kuninao (Japanese, 1795–1854), Author of preface Shôtei Kinsui (Shôtei Shujin) (Japanese), Author of preface Ogasa Rôshô (Japanese), Publisher Eirakuya Tôshirô (Tôhekidô) (Japanese), Publisher Tawaraya Seibei, Publisher Fugetsu Shôzaemon (Japanese), Publisher Akitaya Taemon (Sôeidô) (Japanese), Publisher Kawachiya Mohei (Gungyokudô) (Japanese), Publisher Kawachiya Wasuke (Japanese), Publisher Kawachiya Kihei (Japanese), Publisher Izumiya Kin'emon (Japanese), Publisher Suharaya Ihachi (Japanese), Publisher Suharaya Shinbei (Kobayashi Shinbei, Sûzanbô) (Japanese), Publisher Okadaya Kashichi (Japanese), Publisher Yamashiroya Sahei (Japanese), Publisher Suharaya Mohei (Japanese)

Catalogue Raisonné

Toda, Ryerson Library cat. (1931), p. 302


Overall: 22.7 x 15.7 cm (8 15/16 x 6 3/16 in.); hanshibon

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper

Not On View


Asia, Prints and Drawings


Illustrated books


colophons (artists): vol. 1: Ôishi Matora zu; vol. 2: Edo Utagawa Kuniyoshi ga; vol. 3: Keisai hitsu; vol. 4: Edo Utagawa Kuninao ga; vol. 5: Ippitsusai Eisen giga; prefaces (authors): vol. 1:Norikiyo shutsu; vol. 2: Hanagasa Gaishi; vol. 3: Owari Ogasa Sanshô ki; vol. 4: Shôtei Shujin dai; vol. 5: Ogasa [?]shô shiki

奥付け:巻1:大石真虎図;巻2:江戸歌川国芳画;巻3:渓斎筆;巻4:江戸歌川国直画;巻5:一筆斎英泉戯画; 序:巻1:乗清述;巻2:大笠外史;巻3:尾張大笠山樵記;巻4:松亭主人題;巻5:小笠老樵識


Artist seals: Keisai Eisen

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. William Wheeler