Change Log

2019-11-11
add entry for Ikkōsai
add additional sample for Yoshimaru II
more Unsolved Mysteries
2019-11-10
add signature sources SI, AW
add entries for Chidō, Harutaka, Hōbun, Hōsen, Hōzan, Kiyochika (清近), Kōkyō, Shunkyo, Sukeharu, Tsukikawa Terushige
add additional samples for Hishikawa Kiyoharu, Toshiyuki, Tori-jo
add several entries to Unsolved Mysteries
2019-11-05
add signature source MWUR
add entries for Rantoku, Sennen, Hishikawa Shundō, Shunshi (春始), Shuntei (春定), Utamaro (うた麿)
add additional samples for Hanzan, Seisai (静斎), Shunpūsha, Toshiaki
add several entries to Unsolved Mysteries
correct some readings
2019-10-30
add entries for Baishō (梅笑), Bunkyo, Eikyoku, Kazunobu, Ichiyūsai (Kuniyoshi), Kyokkō, Shunkyō (春喬), Shunryū, Tōshū (東秀)
add two entries to Unsolved Mysteries
2019-10-27
add entries for Chiyo-jo, Hōgi, Hokushū (北周), Kagetoshi, Katsumachi, Hishikawa Masanobu, Tetsu (Kunitetsu), Ryūshi, Toshikuni (歳国), Utagawa Toyohide
add additional entries for Hokumei (北溟), Hokuyō (北曜)
correct some readings
add some entries to Unsolved Mysteries
finish hiragana transcriptions for GUDJ Index, plus related upgrades
2019-10-18
add signature source JSMA
add entries for Chōan, Gekkei, Kokkadō, Hōsai (鳳斎), Shunsen (Takehara Shunsensai), Tōkei (東渓), Yōgyo, Yoshimaru II, Yūtei, Zaisei
add additional entries for Tomikawa Fusanobu, Gengyo, Masayoshi
add stub entries for Gessai, Ōi
upgrades to GUDJ Index: add internal cross-references, hiragana transcriptions for pp. 10-109
2019-10-13
add entries for Chikudō, Geppō, Gitō, Gyokurin, Kanenari, Keishi, Kitarō, Koshū, Minwa, Ōju, Ōzui, Roshū, Shōdō, Takudō, Yukinobu
add additional entry for Gosai (Toshihide)
2019-10-07
add entries for Hanamaro, Kagen, Kōkei, Muranobu, Tōyō, Yoshō
add additional entries for Hakuei, Hokusui, Kiyochika
promote a Nanpō sample from Mysteries to main catalog
reattribute a sample from Kunihiko to Kunihiko II (Kuniteru)
update transcription of an Ashiyuki signature
2019-09-26
add filtering by style/school
add filtering by Ukiyo-e.org "score" (i.e. for artists with "profile" pages, the total number of prints for that artist)
2019-09-25
add entries for: Ganbun, Eikai, Gakutei (岳鼎), Gantai, Gyodai, Gyokkei, Hakuei, Hironari, Hōen, Keijun, Nanka, Ōshin, Rankō (蘭香), Sessen, Shōeki, Hanbei, Shun'yō (春洋), Shōyū, Shūsui, Sozan, Sūrin, Tomonobu, Yashio, Yoshifune
add additional samples for: Atsumaru, Tani Bunchō, Ekigi, Gosei, Kōchō, Keisai (蕙斎), Tōnan, Yanagawa
correct reading of "Fuhō"
add style/school banners for non-ukiyo-e artists
2019-09-22
fix a filter bug that caused matching entries to be hidden despite the match
2019-09-13
add entries for Gakuryō, Genzaburō, Hanabusa Ippō, Kōga (高雅), Miki-jo, Kunishige III, Hirose Shigenobu, Hanafusa Shigenobu
add an entry for Nanboku to Unsolved Mysteries
2019-09-11
add entries for Bakō, Chūwa, Torii Fusanobu, Tanigawa Fusanobu, Hakutō, Hidemichi, Hirochika, Hironobu II, Hyakki (百喜), Shungyōsai Masanobu, Katsura Munenobu, Munenobu, Nantei, Nobushige, Shōwa, Shūhō, Hayami Shungyōsai, Shunmin, Shunsei (春盛), Shunsei (春青), Shunsensai, Tokinobu, Tōrei (稲嶺), Yoshihide, Yoshimuro, Yoshitame
add additional samples for Nanmei, Utagawa Yoshiharu
update attribution for "Baikei" signature: this is not Chūwa
add a puzzling Toyokiyo signature to Unsolved Mysteries
various minor corrections
2019-09-04
add lots of entries (and some additional samples) for Meiji-era illustrators from NDL: Akinobu, Inaba Ashikuni, Chokujō, Ichiyōsai, Ippyō, Kunitama, Koyama Mitsukata, Nakagawa, Ryokuga, Tosakō, Toshisue, and Yoshiharu (芳治)
add some entries to Unsolved Mysteries
add a seal transcription and reading from a Beisen Ōtsu-e print
2019-09-02
add entry for Meiji-era illustrator Shuntei (春亭)
add additional sample for Tsuguzane
promote entry for Asaka no Katsumi from Mysteries to main catalog
show name IDs at bottom left corner of each name entry
2019-09-01
add signature source UCSF
add entries for Isshōsai (Hiroshige III), Mitsuchika, Sensai (Eitaku), Shunkō (春香)
add additional samples for Eihō, Ikku, Kason, Kodō, Kōsetsu (耕雪), Kunimine, Sadahiro II, Shunkō (春郊), Toyonobu (豊宣), Yasumine, Yoshikatsu, Yoshimune II, Yoshitoshi (芳年, よし年)
update some seal readings
add quite a few entries to Unsolved Mysteries
2019-08-27
add an entry for Gyokuki
add additional samples for Kyōko, Toshihide, Toshimine, Toshitsune, Urakusai
add/update various seal transcriptions and readings
2019-08-25
restructure seal metadata, allowing for kanji/radical filtering of seal transcriptions
2019-08-22
promote entries for Konsai and Yushō from Unsolved Mysteries to main catalog
regularize handling of hentaigana in signatures
add/update various seal readings
2019-08-18
promote entry for Kunifusa (国総) from Unsolved Mysteries to main catalog
remove several samples attributed to Kunitsuna I; research suggests these belong to Kunitsuna II
add some additional samples for Kunitsuna II
2019-08-16
add an additional sample for Yoshitsuya
correct transcription/reading of a Toshiaki signature
2019-08-13
add an additional sample for Shunkō (春郊)
some updates to Unsolved Mysteries
2019-08-05
fix broken anchors on GUDJ index
2019-07-26
correct the transcription and reading for a Kuniyoshi signature
2019-07-17
add an additional sample for Santō Kyōden
update some seal readings
2019-07-09
add a navigation bar
2019-07-04
add an additional sample for Suzuki Harunobu
2019-06-16
add entries for Hokkei (北恵), Hokkō, Hokumei (北溟), Hokusai II, Raiei, Ikku, Shinsaku, Taisuke
add additional samples for Hokki, Taiga
2019-06-10
fix for recent change to MFA object URI scheme
add entries for Toratane, Yoshihisa
add additional samples for Kunimori II, Umenomoto Ōsai, Sadatoshi, Yoshiiku
update transcription for a Kunitora sample
some updates to Unsolved Mysteries
2019-06-02
add signature source Pulverer
add entries for Gitoku, Kyūhō, Michimaro, and Yukimaro (行麿)
add additional samples for Hanzan, Chikamaro, Seiyō, Soken, Toyonobu (豊宣), and Yoshiharu (芳晴)
update transcription and reading for Nichōsai signature
2019-05-30
add entries for Chikutō, Gochōsai, Gyokusai (Shōba), Kōchū, Koen, Kōnan, Minkō, Hasegawa Mitsunobu, Nanmei, Nichōsai, Raishō, Ryōsui, Saiō (Sōchō), Shōba, Shōhō, Sōchō, Soken, and Tōkyo (東挙)
add additional samples for Rankō, Rogetsu, and Yanagawa Shigenobu II
update transcription for Nan'a
upgrade sample for Mori Shunkei
promote samples for Jukōdō and Chōsui from Unsolved Mysteries to main page
update some transcriptions on Unsolved Mysteries page
2019-05-26
add entries for: Bunmei, Kihō, Kimō, Masanobu (まさのぶ), Shungyoku, Tōgaku, and Toyohiko
add additional samples for: Bunpō, Ginkō, Hanzan, Shigemasa II, Toyokuni (とよ國), and Yoshimaru
promote Mausai from Unsolved Mysteries to main page
add a couple of entries to Unsolved Mysteries
2019-05-22
add entries for: Atsumaru, Bairi, Bunrin, Eijo, Eiri (永艃), Genki, Kinji, Masateru, Nangaku, Rankō, Seido, Seiyō, Shōsō, Suikei, Itchinsai (Yoshiteru)
add additional samples for: Eiichi, Eishō (英松), Koryū, Tōrin III
upgrade existing samples for: Sōri (Hokusai), Shōhō, Shunsō
2019-05-16
add signature sources JACAR/BL (Sino-Japanese War Prints in the British Library), NIJL (National Institute of Japanese Literature: Bibliographic and Image Database of Japanese Modern Times), and PDMA (Public Domain Museum of Art)
based on a new signature/seal sample, move attribution of a sample from Ayaoka Yūshin to Ikeda Ayaoka
add entries for Chikanobu (千哥信), Keirin, Masahisa (政久), Shōgetsu (曻月), Tōkō, Toshihide (年秀), Toshikatsu
add additional samples for Kunitora II (國乕), Motoharu
add a couple of samples to Unsolved Mysteries
2019-05-12
add signature source CPL (Chiba Prefectural Library)
add entries for Ichiraku, Kanehiko, Yamamura Kōitsu, Kōsaku, Sekisai, Kuniyuki (国雪), Kuniyuki (国幸) II, Katsushika (Masahisa), Masanobu (雅信), Shūmei, Toshisada
add additional samples for Keishū, Sadakage II, Kunimasu, Sadatoshi
move existing Sadatoshi sample to Unsolved Mysteries
upgrade sample for Gyokuei
2019-05-09
add signature sources Meitan and MCL
improve handling of links to multipage objects at NDL
add entries for Baiju, Chamaru, Chikusai, Chōei, Kobayashi Eiichi, Eiji, Iitsu, Nanpō, Raisai (雷斎), Seisai (晴斎), Seisō, Shūji, Tanesada, Toshitaka, Yoshitomo
add additional samples for Keinen, Yoshifuji, Yoshitaki, Yoshitomi, Mōsai (Yoshitora)
add a few new Unsolved Mysteries
2019-05-02
add entry for Kamei Gyokudō
add additional samples for Kōtō and Naomasa
2019-04-28
add entries for Eishōsai (栄枩斎), Enrōsai, Hirokuni, and Yoshikado (芳嘉登)
add an additional sample for Kuninaga
add a few new Unsolved Mysteries
2019-04-23
add entry for Takahiro
add two additional samples for Chōki
2019-04-19
add entries for Kunitoki I, Shūkei
add an additional sample for Kyōsha (Kyōsai)
2019-04-17
add entries for Ekigi, Kunimasa (国まさ), Shōhō, and Yoshihiro
add an additional sample for Kunimitsu
2019-04-16
add entries for Iitsu (Hokusai)
add an additional sample for Shūri
move entries from mysteries to main catalog: Keishū, Seishū
various minor updates
2019-04-13
add entries for Sadaoka (Gakutei), Ittei, Kunimitsu (国光), Madonoya, Motonobu
add samples for Kazan (華山), Kunimaru, Ryūsai (竜斎), Shigekatsu, Shuntei (春亭)
2019-04-11
add entries for Sonsai, Ryūshi, Reisai, Ryūryūkyo, Shinsen, Shūraku
add additional samples for Ayaoka (Yūshin), Shinsai, Tōshū, Tsukimaro
upon review, reject MFA's "Shūba" in favor of "Hyakuba" (Bokutei)
add print reference Forrer (2013)
add a couple of new Unsolved Mysteries
2019-04-08
add entry for Raito (Hokutai)
add additional samples for Hōtei Hokuga, Kunitsuna, Kunitsuru, Soshin, Tōkai, Yanagawa
2019-04-07
add entries, mostly from RISD, for: Isshōsai (Fusatane), Gantoku, Ichiga, Jihinari, and Ritsusen
add additional samples (from RISD) for: Keisai (Eisen), Shūtei, and Tanka
add lots of new Unsolved Mysteries
2019-04-06
add entries from RISD: Mochizuki, Nanpō, Mori Shunkei, and Kansetsu
add additional samples for Keiri, Kōsuisai, Shigenaga, Tōkei, and Yukimaro
small updates to Unsolved Mysteries
2019-04-05
add entries from RISD: Jūkusai, Nakajima Kyōsai, Taiga, and Beika
add an additional signature for Toyomasa
add some Unsolved Mysteries
2019-04-03
resolve several mysteries, at least enough to move them to the main catalog: Baiso (Gengyo), Hannichian Nan'a, Sōran, Rekisentei Sorin, and Yoshiyuki (芳ゆき)
add another Yoshimori sample
various updates and additions to Unsolved Mysteries
2019-03-31
add entries for Bunpō, Keigetsu, and Seiko (栖古)
add an additional sample for Rokkaen Yoshiyuki
add signature sources AdMT (Ad Museum of Tokyo) and RISD
add more Unsolved Mysteries
2019-03-30
add entry for Yoshikadō (よし嘉堂画)
add additional samples for Eisen, Hiroshige, Kunitsuna, Kunitsuru, Senchō, Yoshikado, and Yoshitora
add signature source Cincinnati Art Museum (CAM)
add more Unsolved Mysteries
2019-03-26
add entries for Ichiōsai (Kuniaki II), Kunimori II (くにもり), and Kunitoshi (くにとし)
add additional samples for Kokunimasa and Kunimori II
add more Unsolved Mysteries
2019-03-25
add entries for Ōsui, Isshōsai, Shōgetsu (松月), and Hosei
add additional samples for Yamazaki Toshinobu and (Yoshimori) Kōsai
bug fix for artist filter on Unsolved Mysteries page
2019-03-24
add more Unsolved Mysteries
2019-03-23
add entries for Naoyoshi and Yoshikuni (美国)
add additional samples for Kunimune, Shunkyō, and Toyoharu
add signature source "Five Colleges"
add Shinkō and Seikō(?) to Unsolved Mysteries
tweak sort order again
2019-03-22
add entries for Umeno, Shūsei and Masayoshi (政よし)
add more Unsolved Mysteries
slight improvement to catalog sort order
2019-03-21
add more Unsolved Mysteries
2019-03-20
add entry for Rokubei
add another Kuninao sample
add signature sources "Noda" and "Bristol"
add a few more entries to Unsolved Mysteries
2019-03-19
update transcription and reading for a Koryūsai signature
add another "Koryū" sample
add entry for Yoshihiko
add some more entries to the Unsolved Mysteries page
2019-03-18
new "Unsolved Mysteries" page
add signatures for Kōen, Hashimoto Seikō, Monoyana, Utagawa Yoshitoyo II, Eikyū, and Nobuharu
additional samples for Koryūsai, Hokuba, Isai, and Yoshikage
upgrade signature for Tsunemaro
add signature source "Keio"
2019-03-16
add entry for Kobayashi Kōsai
add some early "Ōsai" Kunichika signatures
add a Kunisada II signature
2019-03-15
confirmed transcription of Jikkyō (via Hara Shobo 24588)
2019-03-14
add entry for shijō surimono artist Kisui
add entries for sensō-e artists Jikkyō and Seisai
add artist references to Swinton's "In Battle's Light"
2019-03-13
add a few Toyokuni I signatures from MFA and BM
add some entries from shijō surimono prints at Brooklyn: Roshū, Hodai, Kakyo, Ryōsai
improve sort order for "secondary" names
fix backref linking from Genshoku artist index page
2019-03-12
updated transcriptions and readings for Chōsui (長水), Kōgyō, and Tsunehiko
added signatures for Ikkyū, Seiryō, and Chōsui (朝翠)
restyle Genshoku artist index page
2019-03-11
add Keyes (1985) refs for Yoshimura Kōitsu, Kōsetsu (香雪)
add changelog
2019-03-10
add entry for Okamoto Tsunehiko from BM
updates to entry for Sonsai Kōitsu from Keyes (1985)
add Keyes (1985)
change from using "★" for unknown character to "囗"
other minor tweaks
2019-03-05
add a signature for Tōkei from Ashmolean
add a signature for Yoshitora from MFA