Japanese Utagawa school (歌川派) Printmaker
(1794 – 1829)
"Edo painter and printmaker who studied under Toyokuni I. Son of a pawnbroker. Studied haiku with Ōryūan and wrote under the name Ryūbi. Specialized in prints of bijin and actor prints. After 1808, illustrated many books."
Quoted from: A Dictionary of Japanese Artists... by Laurance P. Roberts, p. 95.
Bunji (nickname) 文治
Gosairō (gō) 五彩楼
Honchōan (gō) 翻蝶庵
Ichiensai (gō) 一円斎
Keiuntei (gō) 軽雲亭
Maeda (original family name) 前田
Saikarō (gō) 彩霞楼
Iseya Ihachi (nickname) 伊勢屋伊八