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Osaka Prints: Bibliography  

Compiled by John Fiorillo and Peter Ujlaki  

The abbreviations for the following reference works are those cited on this website.

 
  • BOK: "A Brief Overview of Kamigata Stencil Prints." Nakade, Akifumi. In: Andon, nos. 72/73, pp. 34-51.
  • BOS: "On the Background of Osaka SurimonoThe Kyôka Poets and the Patrons." Matsudaira, Susumu. In: Proceedings of the First International Symposium on Surimono. Tokyo: International Surimono Society, 1977, pp. 33-37.
  • BRH: The Bunraku Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide to Japan's Unique Puppet Theatre with Synopses of All Popular Plays. Shuzaburô Hironaga. Tokyo: Maison des Arts, Inc., 1976.
  • COP: Catalogue of Osaka Prints. Kennedy, Robin. London, 1979.
  • DJA: A Dictionary of Japanese Artists: Painting, Sculpture, Ceramics, Prints, Lacquer. Roberts, Laurance. Tokyo and New York: Weatherhill, 1976.
  • DSH: "Drama in the Surimono-style Prints of Hokuei." Fiorillo, John. In: Impressions, no. 20, 1998, pp. 60-77.
  • EAO: "Edo Actors in Osaka Prints: Surimono by Ukiyo Utayoshi." Carpenter, John. In: Andon, nos. 72/73, 2002, pp. 95-101.
  • EOM: "Enjaku: An Osaka Master of the Deluxe Print during the Transition to the Final Period." Fiorillo, John and Lühl, Hendrick. Andon (Special Issue), Society for Japanese Arts, 2006; 1-133.
  • GAK: "Gigadô Ashiyuki: Kamigata no yakusha-e 2" (Gigadô Ashiyuki: Actor Prints from Kamigata 2). Matsudaira, Susumu. In: Kansai daigaku kokubungaku 43 (Kansai University, Japanese Literature Dept, Bulletin 43). Suita, 1968, pp. 29-44.
  • GKK: "Ganjôsai Kunihiro: Kamigata no yakusha-e 4" (Ganjôsai Kunihiro: Actor Prints from Kamigata 4). Matsudaira, Susumu. In: Osaka no kenkyû 5  (Osaka studies 5), Osaka: Osaka Studies 5, 1970, pp. 333-69.
  • GNP: "Gion Nerimono Prints Revisited: The List." Ujlaki, Peter and Nakade, Akifumi. In: Andon, no. 75, 2003, pp. 5-48.
  • GPS: "The Gion Parade Stencil Prints." Ujlaki, Peter. In: Andon, no. 63, 1999, pp. 5-16.
  • HOP: Hirosada: Osaka Printmaker. Keyes, Roger. Long Beach: University Art Museum, 1984.
  • HSH: Hasegawa Sadanobu hanga sakuhin ichiran (The Collected Printed Works of Hasegawa Sadanobu). Matsudaira, Susumu. Osaka: Izumi Shoten, 1997.
  • HSK: Helden, Schurken, Kurtisanen — Das Japanische Kabuki-Theater des 19 Jahrhunderts in Holzschnitten der Osakameister (Heroes, Villains, Courtesans - The 19th Century Japanese Kabuki Theater in Woodblock Prints by Osaka Masters). Lühl, Hendrick. Kreis Unna, 1987.
  • HTK: Hokushu to Toyokuni: Kamigata Edo yakusha-e meishô ten (Hokushu and Toyokuni: Exhibition of Masters of Actor Prints from Kamigata and Edo). Matsudaira, Susumu. Osaka: Ikeda Bunko Library, 1983.
  • HVN: "Hokusai’s Visit to Nagoya." Matsudaira, Susumu. In: Andon , no. 8, pp. 25-29 [Article from a symposium on Hokusai held at the Royal Society of Antiquaries in the Rijksmuseum, March 1982].
  • IBKYS-I: Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei (Collection of Kamigata Actor Prints), Vol. I. Matsudaira, Susumu. Osaka: Hankyû Gakuen Ikeda Bunko, 1997.
  • IBKYS-II: Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei (Collection of Kamigata Actor Prints), Vol. II. Matsudaira, Susumu. Osaka: Ikeda Bunko, 1998.
  • IBKYS-III: Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei (Collection of Kamigata Actor Prints), Vol. III. Kitagawa, Hiroko and Matsudaira, Susumu. Osaka: Ikeda Bunko, 2001.
  • IBKYS-IV: Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei (Collection of Kamigata Actor Prints), Vol. IV. Kitagawa, Hiroko. Osaka: Ikeda Bunko, 2003.
  • IBKYS-V: Kamigata yakusha-e shûsei (Collection of Kamigata Actor Prints), Vol. V. Kitagawa, Hiroko. Osaka: Ikeda Bunko, 2005.
  • IKB-I: Ikeda bunko shozô — shibai banzuke mokuroku (Ikeda Bunko Library Collection: Catalogue of Theater Programs), Vol. I. Matsudaira, Susumu. Osaka, 1981.
  • IKB-II: Ikeda bunko shozô — shibai banzuke mokuroku (Ikeda Bunko Library Collection: Catalogue of Theater Programs), Vol. II. Matsudaira, Susumu. Osaka, 1984.
  • IKB-III: Ikeda bunko shozô — shibai banzuke mokuroku (Ikeda Bunko Library Collection: Catalogue of Theater Programs), Vol. III. Matsudaira, Susumu. Osaka, 1990.
  • IOA: "Ireki in Osaka Actor Prints." Lühl, Hendrick. In: Andon, nos. 72/73, pp. 65-94.
  • IPO: "Illuminating the Prints of Osaka." Ujlaki, Peter. In: Daruma, no. 4, August 1994, pp. 7-13.
  • JAS: Japanese Art Signatures. Self, James and Hirose, Nobuko. Rutland and Tokyo: Tuttle, 1987
  • JYK: "Jukôdô Yoshikuni: Kamigata no yakusha-e 5" (Jukôdô Yoshikuni: Actor Prints from Kamigata 5). Matsudaira, Susumu. In: Baika Joshi Daigaku Kiyô 7 (‘Baika Women's University, Bulletin 7’). Osaka, 1970, pp. 1-31.
  • JNR: Japanese Names and How to Read Them: A Manual for Art-Collectors and Students. Koop, Albert and Inada, Hogitarô. Londaon: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1961.
  • KAM: Kamigata-e ichiran (Review of Kamigata Pictures). Kuroda, Genji. Kyoto, 1929 [based on the celebrated Okada Isajirô Collection].
  • KAN: Kamigata yakusha e-gajô (Picture albums of actors in Kamigata) Kitagawa Hiroko. Kansai University Library (Kansai University Research Center for Naniwa-Osaka). Osaka, 2006.
  • KBH: Kabuki Handbook. Halford, Audrey and Halford, Giovanna. Rutland: Tuttle,, 1956.
  • KHO: Kabuki Heroes on the Osaka Stage, 1780-1830. C. Andrew Gerstle. Honolulu: University of Hawaii Press, 2005.
  • KJJ: Kabuki jinmei jiten (Biographical Dictionary of Kabuki). Nojima, Jusaburô. Tokyo: Nichigai, 1988.
  • KKT: Kyoto kabuki no ten (The Kabuki in Kyoto). Museum of Kyoto (Eds.). Kyoto, 1991.
  • KNP-5: Kabuki nenpyô (Chronology of Kabuki). Ihara, T. (ed.). Vol. 5. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 1960.
  • KNP-6: Kabuki nenpyô (Chronology of Kabuki). Ihara, T. (ed.). Vol. 6. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 1961.
  • KNP-7: Kabuki nenpyô (Chronology of Kabuki). Ihara, T. (ed.). Vol. 7. Tokyo: Iwanami Shoten, 1962.
  • KNU: Kamigata no ukiyo-e, Osaka Kyoto no sui to waza (Ukiyo-e of Kamigata area, the sophistication of Osaka and Kyoto artists: 上方の浮世絵 ∙ 大坂 ∙ 京都 粋と技). Kitagawa, Hiroko (curator, exhib., Yamaguchi Prefectural Hagi Uragami Museum); Iwasa Shinichi, Sawa Koichi, Fuchida Keiko, eds. NHK PlanNet, Inc., 2014.
  • KNZ: Kamigata nishiki-e zuroku (Record of Kamigata Brocade Prints). Matsudaira, Susumu. [Konan Women's University, Eds.] Kobe, 1997.
  • KSTZ: Kamigata shibai-e ten zoroku (Illustrated Record of an Exhibition of Kamigata Theater Prints). Matsudaira, Susumu. [Ikeda Bunko Library collection]. Tokyo: Kokuritsu Gekijô, 1985.
  • KTO: "Kabuki Theater in Osaka and the Tempô Reforms," Matsudaira, Susumu. In: Keyes, Roger: Hirosada: Osaka Printmaker. Long Beach: University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, 1984, pp. 26-31.
  • KUN: Kamigata ukiyo-e nihyaka-nen ten (Exhibition of 200 Years of Kamigata Ukiyo-e). Matsudaira, Susumu. Tokyo, 1975.
  • KUS: Kamigata ukiyo-e no sekai (The World of Kamigata Ukiyo-e). Matsudaira, Susumu. Osaka: Izumi Shoin, 2000.
  • NAN: Nanki korekushon ni yoru kamigata nishiki-e meihin ten (Exhibition of Masterpieces of Kamigata Brocade Prints in the Nanki Collection). Matsudaira, Susumu. Osaka Castle Museum, 1976.
  • NHT: Naniwa hyakkei tokubetsu ten — ima okashi (Special Exhibition: One Hundred Views of NaniwaThen and Now). Osaka Castle Museum, 1995.
  • NJFP2: Nineteenth-century Japanese Figure Prints II: Kamigata-e. Lewis, R.E. Sales catalogue, Nicasio, CA, 1975.
  • NJFP4: Nineteenth-century Japanese Figure Prints IV: Hirosada and the Later Osaka Artists. Lewis, R.E. Sales Catalogue, Nicasio, CA, 1976.
  • NKE: New Kabuki Encyclopedia — A Revised Adaptation of Kabuki jiten. Leiter, S. Westport: Greenwood Press, 1997.
  • NKK: Nanki korekushon ni yoru kamigata ukiyo-e meihin ten (Exhibition of Masterpieces of Kamigata Ukiyo-e Prints in the Nanki Collection). Matsudaira, Susumu. Osaka Castle Museum, 1977.
  • NPST: Napurusuteku hakubutsukan shozô Nihon bijutsuhin zuroku (Catalogue of Japanese Art in the Naprstek Museum). Matsudaira, Susumu (research specialist for Osaka prints). Japanese Art Abroad Research Project (eds.), Vol. 3, 1994. Kyoto: International Research Center for Japanese Studies.
  • NSA: "Notes on the Sumizuri Actor Prints of Kyoto." Kitagawa, Hiroko. In: Andon, 72/73, 2002, pp. 2733.
  • OHZ: Osaka-Holzschnitte (Osaka Woodblock Prints). Lühl, Hendrick. Dortmund: Harenberg 1982.
  • OK: Osaka Kagami (Mirror of Osaka). Doesburg, Jan van. Dodewaard, 1985.
  • OM: Die Osaka Meister (The Masters of Osaka). Netto, Willibald and Speiser, Werner. Kunstmuseum Dusseldorf, 1966.
  • OSK: Osaka Prints. Kruml, Richard. Sales Catalogue, London, 1976.
  • OSP: Osaka Prints. Schwaab, Dean. New York: Rizzoli, 1989.
  • OT: "Osaka Tattoos." Doesburg, Jan van. In: Andon, nos. 72/73, 2002, pp. 102-114.
  • OWC: Osaka Woodcuts. Hajek, Lubor. London: Spring Books, ND (1959?).
  • PRG: Puraha kokuritsu bijutsukan shozô Nihon bijutsuhin zuroku (Catalogue of Japanese Art in the National Gallery, Prague). Matsudaira, Susumu (research specialist for Osaka prints). Japanese Art Abroad Research Project (eds.), Vol. 4, 1994. Kyoto: International Research Center for Japanese Studies. [See entries for Osaka prints.]
  • PPO: Protagonisti del Palcoscenico di Osaka — Stampe Xilografiche del Secolo XIX nelle Collezioni Pubbliche e Private Italiane (Protagonists of the Osaka Stage - 19th Century Graphic Prints from Public and Private Italian Collections). Kondo, Eiko. Bologna 2001.
  • REN: "Hiiki Renchû (Theater Fan Clubs) in Osaka in Early Nineteenth Century." Matsudaira, Susumu. In: Modern Asian Studies, vol. 18, no. 4, 1984, pp. 699-709. [Reprinted in Leiter, S. (ed.): A Kabuki Reader — History and Performance. Chapter 7, pp. 112-122. Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, Inc., 2002.
  • RDS: Kamigata ukiyo-e no saihakken (Rediscovering Kamigata ukiyo-e). Matsudaira, Susumu. Tokyo: Kodansha, 1999.
  • RRT: "Representing Rivalry and Transition in Kabuki." Gerstle, C. Andrew. In: Andon, nos. 72/73, 2002, pp. 52-64.
  • RSQ: "Ryûsai Shigeharu: 'Quick Change' Dances in the Utaemon Tradition." Fiorillo, John and Ujlaki, Peter. In: Andon, nos. 72/73, 2002, pp. 115-135.
  • RSS: "A Rare Surimono by Shôkôsai and its Place among Early Osaka Actor Portraits." Fiorillo, John. In: Andon, no. 57, 1997, pp. 21-37.
  • RYU: Ryûkôsai zuroku:Kamigata yakusha nigao-e no reimei (Ryûkôsai Catalogue: The Dawn of Osaka Actor Likeness Prints) 『流光斎図録—上方役者似顔絵の黎明』 Gerstle, Drew and Yano, Akiko. Nishinomiya Hyôgo: Mukogawa Joshi Daigaku (Mukogawa Women's University: 武庫川女子大学), 2009.
  • SBH: "Shunbaisai Hokuei: Kamigata no yakusha-e 3" (Shunkôsai Hokuei: Actor Prints from Kamigata 3). Matsudaira, Susumu. In: Baika Joshi Daigaku Bungakubu Kiyô 5 (Baika Women's University, Dept. of Literature,  Bulletin 5). Osaka, 1968, pp. 63-106.
  • SDK: Schätze der Kamigata: Japanische Farbenholzschnitte aus Osaka, 1780-1880 (Treasures of Osaka: Japanese Color Prints from Osaka, 1780-1880). Hendrick Lühl. Musee National d'Histoire et d'Art Luxembourg, 2013.
  • SKH: "Shunkôsai Hokushû: Kamigata no yakusha-e 1" (Shunkôsai Hokushû: Actor Prints from Kamigata 1). Matsudaira, Susumu. In: Baika joshi daigaku bungakubu kiyô 4 (Baika Women's University, Dept. of Literature, Bulletin 4), Osaka, 1969, pp. 65-112
  • SSO: Stars from the Stage in Osaka — Early Nineteenth Century Japanese Kabuki Prints. Forrer, Matthi. Bergyek: Society for Japanese Arts, 1994.
  • TPH: "The Theatrical Prints of Hokuei." Schwaab, Dean. In: Bulletin: Association Franco-Japonaise, no. 12, March 1986, pp. 4-12.
  • TSC: "Tani Seikô and his Circle." Keyes, Roger. In: Andon, nos. 72/73, 2002, pp. 12-26.
  • TUS: Tokubetsuten ukiyoeshi shodai Hasegawa Sadanobu ga egaita bakumatsu, Meiji no Osaka (Osaka during the Last Days of the Tokugawa Shogunate and Early Meiji Period, as depicted by the Ukiyo-e Artist Sadanobu Hasegawa). Osaka Castle Museum, 2003 [catalogue of special exhibition].
  • TWA: "This is What We Accomplished: An Osaka Print Collector and His Circle". Keyes, Roger. In: The Commercial and Cultural Climate of Japanese Printmaking. A. Reigle Newland (Ed.). Amsterdam: Hotei Publishing, 2004, pp. 115-142.
  • TWOP: The Theatrical World of Osaka Prints. Keyes, Roger and Mizushima, Keiko. Philadelphi Museum of Art, 1973.
  • USC: "Utagawa Sadamasu, Creator of the Osaka Chûban Style." Doesburg, Jan van. In: Andon, 1989, no. 36, pp. 111-120.
  • UT: Ukiyo-e taisei (Great Works of Ukiyo-e). Yoshida, Teruji (Ed). Tokyo: Teoheo Shoin; Vol. 11, 1931.
  • WAS I-4: Kamigata-e: Kôki (Kamigata Prints in the Former Period, Part I. Vol. 4). Matsudaira, Susumu [Tsubouchi Memorial Theater Museum, eds.]. Tokyo: Waseda University, 1995.
  • WAS II-5: Kamigata-e: Kôki (Kamigata Prints in the Former Period, Part II. Vol. 5). Matsudaira, Susumu [Tsubouchi Memorial Theater Museum, eds.]. Tokyo: Waseda University, 1995.
  • WAS III-6: Kamigata-e: Kôki (Kamigata Prints in the Former Period, Part III. Vol. 6). Matsudaira, Susumu [Tsubouchi Memorial Theater Museum, eds.]. Tokyo: Waseda University, 1997.
  • WB: Wellenblumen — Theater-holzschnitte aus Osaka (Waves of FlowersTheater Woodblock Prints from Osaka). Lühl, Hendrick. Dusseldorf 1998.
  • WKK: Watakushi no kamigata-e monogatari: kappazuri hen (The Story of Kamigata Stencil Prints from My Collection). Nakade, Akifumi. Osaka: Nakao Shôsendo, 2003.
  • WKN: Watakushi no kamigata-e monogatari: nishiki-e hen (The Story of Kamigata Color Prints from My Collection). Nakade, Akifumi. Osaka: Nakao Shôsendo, 2005.