baiban 倍判
KEY WORD : art history / paintings
Lit. double format. A size of *ukiyo-e 浮世絵 print used for full-color woodblock prints *nishiki-e 錦絵 after 1764. Commonly encountered baiban formats include:

1 Oobaiban 大倍判. Also called baiooban 倍大判. Double the size of the *ooban 大判, or the full size of an *oobousho 大奉書 sheet. Approximately 39 X 53cm.

2 Aibaiban 間倍判. Also called baiaiban 倍間判. Double the size of the *aiban 間判, or a full sheet of *kobousho 小奉書. Approximately 33 X 47cm. Often used for *uki-e 浮絵 prints.

*hangata 判型

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