This is a list of terms frequently encountered in the description of ukiyo-e style Japanese woodblock prints and paintings.
- Bokashi (printing)
- Chūban, a print size about 7 by 10 inches (18 by 25 centimeters)
- Chūtanzaku, a print size about 14 by 5 inches (36 by 13 centimeters)
- Edo period
- Hashira-e, “pillar print”, about 28 by 4.5 inches (73 by 13 centimeters)
- Hosoban, a print size about 13 by 5 inches (33 by 14.5 centimeters)
- Kakemono-e, an ōban diptych arranged one above the other (also a hanging scroll paintings)
- Mameban, a print size about 4.75 by 3.2 inches (12 by 8 centimeters), sometimes called a “toy print”
- Mount Fuji
- Ōban, a print size about 13 by 5 inches (33 by 14.5 centimeters)
- Shikishiban, a print size about 8 by 7 inches (21 by 18 centimeters) often used for surimono
- Tate-e, a print in vertical or “portrait” format
- Tenpō reforms
- Yoko-e, a print in horizontal or “landscape” format
- Lane, Richard, Images from the Floating World, The Japanese Print, New York, Putnam, 1978.
- Newland, Amy Reigle, The Hotei Encyclopedia of Japanese Woodblock Prints, Amsterdam, Hotei Publishing, 2005.
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