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Publisher: Kawaguchiya Chōzō (川口屋長蔵)

Alternate names:
Kawachō (seal name - 川長)
Kawamura (family name - 川村)

Lifetime: circa 1830 - 1840

Related links: Arizona State University - Sadafusa example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Eisen example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - Hiroshige example;

Biography:

Edo print publisher (Marks 230). Artists published by this house include Eisen, Hiroshige, Kunisada, Kuniyoshi, Sadafusa, Sadakage, Tesai Senchō and Toyokuni II.

Kuniyoshi, Kunisada and Sadakage prints in the Lyon Collection were published by Kawaguchiya Chōzō. We have highlighted their names in bold type.

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Some of the actors represented in prints published by this house were: Arashi Kanjūrō I (1774-1843); Iwai Tojaku (1776-1847); as Onoe Kikugorō III and Onoe Baikō III (1784-1849); Ichikawa Danzō V (1788- 1845); as Ichikawa Ebizō V, Danjūrō VII and Sanshō (1791-1859); Yamashita Kinsaku IV (1791-1858); Nakamura Shikan II (1792-1852); Kataoka Ichizō I (1792-1862); Mimasu Gennosuke I (1798-1859); as Iwai Kumesaburō II and Hanshirō VI (1799-1836); Segawa Kikunojō V (1802-32); Bandō Mitsugorō IV (1802-63); Sawamura Tosshō I (1802-53); Iwai Shijaku I (1804-45); Onoe Eizaburō III (1808-60); Ichimura Uzaemon XII (1812-51); Ichikawa Komazō V (1812-49); Ichikawa Danzaburō V (?-1843); Arashi Kamenojō II (dates unknown); Ichikawa Tōjūrō (dates unknown); Matsumoto Taisaku (dates unknown).