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Publisher: Enshūya Matabei (遠州屋又兵衛)

Alternate names:
Enmata (seal name - 遠又)

Lifetime: circa 1768 - 1881

Related links: Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - 1768 Bunchō example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - ca. 1800 Utamaro example; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston - ca. 1845-46 Hiroshige example;

Biography:

Edo/Tokyo print publisher (Marks 057). Artists published by this house include Bunchō, Fusatane, Kunimasa, Hiroshige, Hiroshige II, Kunihisa II, Kunisada, Kunisada II, Kuniyoshi, Sadahide, Utamaro, Yoshitsuna and Yoshiiku.

[Kuniyoshi is the only artist in the Lyon Collection who was published by this house. His name is highlighted in bold type.]

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In the early 1850s Enshūya Matabei shared the same address with another publisher, Ebiya Rinnosuke. In fact, they even co-published two different series.