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Publisher: Maruya Jinpachi (丸屋甚八)

Alternate names:
Enjudō (firm name from ca. 1807-33 - 円寿堂)
Marujin (seal name - 丸甚)
Tōkokudō (firm name from ca. 1865-72 - 桐谷堂)

Lifetime: circa 1759 - 1872

Related links: Waseda University - an 1867 topographic view of Yokohama and its harbor by Sadahide; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Minemaro example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Yoshitoshi example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Utamaro example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Sadahide example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Shunshō example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1759 Kiyomitsu I example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1764 Shigemasa example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Shun'ei example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Eishin example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1770 Harunobu example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1790s Shunkō example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1857 Kunisato example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1861 Yoshiiku example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1832 Kiyomitsu II example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1863 Hiroshige II example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1868 Hiroshige III example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1857 Kunisada II example;

Biography:

Artists published by this Edo/Tokyo house (Marks 294) included Bunchō, Eirin, Eisen, Eishin, Eizan, Harunobu, Hiroshige, Hiroshige II, (aka Shigenobu), Hiroshige III, Kaigetsudô Anchi Kiyomitsu, Kiyomitsu II Koryūsai, Kunichika, Kunisada II, Kunisato, Kunitsuna II, Kuniyoshi, Minemaro, Sadahide, Sekihō, Shigekiyo, Shigemasa, Shun'ei, Shunkō Shunkō II (Shunsen), Shunshō, Toyokuni I, Toyokuni II, Toyokuni III, Utamaro, Yoshiiku, Yoshikazu, Yoshitora, Yoshitoshi and Yoshitsuya.

[The names of artists in the Lyon Collection who were published by this house are in bold type.]

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"Maruya Jinpachi is among the most active publishers in the history of Japanese woodblock printing. He started in the late 1750s and first produced beauty prints by Harunobu and actor prints by Bunchō, Kiyomitsu, and Shunshō."

Quoted from Japanese Woodblock Prints: Artists, Publishers and Masterworks 1680-1900 by Andreas Marks, p. 198.

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In 1823 Maruya Jinpachi published an ehon illustrated by Toyokuni I.