An'ei 4 (安永四年)
Timeline of 1775
Other Events of 1775
- Hokusai carves his first blocks of text, blocks for a sharebon. Later in his career, however, he would not carve blocks for his own ukiyo-e works.
- The first kibyôshi, Kinkin sensei eiga no yume by Koikawa Harumachi, is published.
- A guide to notable people in Kyoto is published, listing Maruyama Ôkyo first among painters in the city.
- The first ôkubi-e (bust portraits) are produced.
- Carl Peter Thunberg becomes opperhoofd in Dejima.
Births and Deaths