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19th Century

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    Cup and Saucer

    Unknown artist, British
    Cup and Saucer, 1750-1800
    Glass with enamels
    Height: 4.3 cm (1 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Herbert W. Clark and Mrs. William A.H. Comstock 25.132

  • Objects

    The actors Osagawa Tsuneyo II as a woman and Matsumoto Koshiro IV as a samurai (nidai Osagawa Tsuneyo; yondai Matsumoto Koshiro)

    Katsukawa Shunzan
    Japanese, fl. ca. 1782-1798
    Igaya Kanemon, publisher
    Japanese
    The actors Osagawa Tsuneyo II as a woman and Matsumoto Koshiro IV as a samurai (nidai Osagawa Tsuneyo; yondai Matsumoto Koshiro), ca. 1789
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 30.6 x 13.8 cm (12 1/16 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1157A

  • Objects

    The actors Osagawa Tsuneyo II as a woman and Matsumoto Koshiro IV as a samurai (nidai Osagawa Tsuneyo; yondai Matsumoto Koshiro)

    Katsukawa Shunzan
    Japanese, fl. ca. 1782-1798
    Igaya Kanemon, publisher
    Japanese
    The actors Osagawa Tsuneyo II as a woman and Matsumoto Koshiro IV as a samurai (nidai Osagawa Tsuneyo; yondai Matsumoto Koshiro), ca. 1789
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 30.6 x 13.8 cm (12 1/16 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1157

  • Objects

    Bush-clover garden, Ryoganji, Mimeguri Shrine (Hagi no niwa: Ryoganji Mimeguri)

    Hosoda Eishi, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1756-1829
    Torii Kiyonaga
    Japanese, 1752-1815
    Takatsuya Isuke, publisher
    Japanese
    Bush-clover garden, Ryoganji, Mimeguri Shrine (Hagi no niwa: Ryoganji Mimeguri), ca.1787
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Overall: 38.4 x 74.6 cm (15 1/8 x 29 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1121

  • Objects

    The Pheasants

    Jean-Démosthène Dugourc, designer
    French, 1749-1825
    Camille Pernon et Cie, manufacturer
    French, late 18th century
    The Pheasants, ca. 1785
    Silk brocade with embroidery
    Length: 236.2 cm (93 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 47.194

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, American
    Textile fragment, ca. 1796
    Cotton; plain weave, printed
    Gift of Ethel Smith 46.423

  • Objects

    The Birthday Party

    Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
    Italian, 1727-1804
    The Birthday Party, Divertimento per li ragazzi (Diversion for the Children), ca. 1797
    Pen and ink, wash and brush over black chalk on white laid paper
    29.2 x 40.6 cm (11 1/2 x 16 inches)
    Gift of Murray S. Danforth, Jr. 1987.017

  • Objects

    Tango (5th day of the 5th month; the Boy's Festival) (Tango)

    Torii Kiyonaga
    Japanese, 1752-1815
    Ezakiya Kichibei, publisher
    Japanese
    Tango (5th day of the 5th month; the Boy’s Festival) (Tango), Amusements of children during the Five Festivals, ca. 1794
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 37.8 x 23.8 cm (14 7/8 x 9 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1123

  • Objects

    Cushion cover fragment

    Unknown artist, Turkish
    Cushion cover fragment, ca. 1775
    Plain weave cotton embroidered with silk
    Length: 142.2 cm (56 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 26.023

  • Objects

    Furnishing textile fragment

    Unknown artist, European; Dutch
    Furnishing textile fragment, 1750-1800
    Wool cut velvet, pressed
    24.1 x 25.2 cm (9 1/2 x 9 15/16 inches) (top edge)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 47.349

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    The Cock Fight

    Unknown artist, English, Whieldon
    The Cock Fight, ca. 1790
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Height: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 37.094

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, French
    Textile fragment, 1770-1800
    Cotton
    22.9 x 23.5 cm (9 x 9 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 47.304

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    Marash textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Armenian
    Marash textile fragment, 18th/19th century
    Cotton plain weave with cotton embroidery
    123.2 x 50.2 cm (48 1/2 x 19 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Herbert Fields 1993.009

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    Figure of Maiden

    Derby Porcelain Works
    English, 1750 - 1848
    Figure of Maiden, ca. 1790
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Height: 19.1 cm (7 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.717

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    Near Tivoli

    Richard Cooper II
    British, 1740-after 1814
    Near Tivoli, 1770-1814
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and watercolor over graphite on laid paper
    Image: 35.2 x 63.5 cm (13 7/8 x 25 inches)
    Anonymous gift 2005.142.77

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    Cormorant and egret (U to sagi)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Cormorant and egret (U to sagi), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase ), ca. 1790
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 22.5 x 37.2 cm (8 7/8 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.003

  • Objects

    Shells (Kaigara)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Shells (Kaigara), Gifts of the Ebb Tide, ca. 1788
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing and metallic embellishments
    Plate: 23.3 x 37.3 cm (9 3/16 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.588

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Textile fragment, 1750 - 1850
    Silk
    Length: 31.8 cm (12 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.119

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Textile fragment, 1750 - 1850
    Silk
    21 x 12.7 cm (8 5/16 x 5 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.120

  • Objects

    Jinjitsu (7th day of the 1st month)

    Torii Kiyonaga
    Japanese, 1752-1815
    Ezakiya Kichibei, publisher
    Japanese
    Jinjitsu (7th day of the 1st month), Amusements of children during the Five Festivals, ca. 1794
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 37.8 x 25.2 cm (14 7/8 x 9 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1122

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    Cockerel, hen and Japanese meadow buntin (Niwatori to hojiro)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Cockerel, hen and Japanese meadow buntin (Niwatori to hojiro), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase ), ca. 1790
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 23.7 x 37.3 cm (9 5/16 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.007

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    Partridges (Shako)

    Kitao Masayoshi
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    Keisai Eisen, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1790-1848
    Partridges (Shako), Raikin zui (Pictures of imported birds), ca. 1795
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.9 x 36.5 cm (9 x 14 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.531.1

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    The actor Nakayama Tomisaburo

    Katsukawa Shun’ei
    Japanese, 1762-1819
    The actor Nakayama Tomisaburo, ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 27.2 x 12.2 cm (10 11/16 x 4 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1108

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    Cranes and pines (Tsuru to matsu)

    Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Isoda Koryūsai, previous attribution
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Suzuki Harunobu, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Cranes and pines (Tsuru to matsu), ca. 1775
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 35.7 x 23.7 cm (14 1/16 x 9 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.547

  • Objects

    Bunting (Gabicho)

    Kitao Masayoshi
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    Keisai Eisen, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1790-1848
    Bunting (Gabicho), Raikin zui (Pictures of imported birds), ca. 1795
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.7 x 36.2 cm (8 15/16 x 14 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.526.1

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    Lydia

    Matthew William Peters
    English, 1742-1814
    Lydia, ca. 1776
    Oil on canvas
    63.5 x 76.2 cm (25 x 30 inches)
    Gift of Mrs.Guy Fairfax Cary 62.009

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    Yellow-billed grosbeak, male white-backed woodpecker (Mamemawashi kitsutsuki)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Yellow-billed grosbeak, male white-backed woodpecker (Mamemawashi kitsutsuki), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.7 x 37 cm (8 15/16 x 14 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.002

  • Objects

    Castel Sant 'Angelo

    Victor Jean Nicolle
    French, 1754-1826
    Castel Sant ‘Angelo, ca. 1779-1811
    Pen and ink, brush and wash over black chalk on blue laid paper
    9.5 x 8.4 cm (3 13/16 x 3 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.141A

  • Objects

    Landscape with Tree and Pond in the Foreground and Village in the Distances

    Paul Sandby
    British, 1725-1809
    Landscape with Tree and Pond in the Foreground and Village in the Distances, ca.1790-1800
    Watercolor applied with brush, ink applied with brush, and graphite
    27.9 x 44.8 cm (11 x 17 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 69.154.8

  • Objects

    Mallard ducks, kingfisher (Kamo kawasemi)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Mallard ducks, kingfisher (Kamo kawasemi), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 23.5 x 37 cm (9 1/4 x 14 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.014

  • Objects

    Quail, skylark (Uzura hibari)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Quail, skylark (Uzura hibari), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 23.2 x 37.3 cm (9 1/8 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.001

  • Objects

    Figures at a temple gate (Nio mon)

    Katsukawa Shunzan
    Japanese, fl. ca. 1782-1798
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Figures at a temple gate (Nio mon), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 37.2 x 25.1 cm (14 5/8 x 9 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1130

  • Objects

    Roman Temples and Ruins

    Victor Jean Nicolle
    French, 1754-1826
    Roman Temples and Ruins, ca. 1779–1811
    Pen and ink and watercolor on blue laid paper
    7.1 x 10.2 cm (2 13/16 x 4 1/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.141B

  • Objects

    Self Portrait

    Martin Ferdinand Quadal
    Moravian, 1736-1811
    Self Portrait, ca. 1785
    Oil on canvas
    37.2 x 27.3 cm (14 5/8 x 10 3/4 inches)
    Gift of the Wunsch Foundation, Inc. 1987.113.2

  • Objects

    Long-tailed tit and white eyes (Enaga mejiro)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Long-tailed tit and white eyes (Enaga mejiro), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.5 x 37.2 cm (8 7/8 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.013

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, French
    Textile fragment, ca. 1780
    cotton
    Length: 38.1 cm (15 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 49.309

  • Objects

    Bagpiper with Dog

    Derby Porcelain Works
    English, 1750 - 1848
    Bagpiper with Dog, ca. 1790
    Porcelain with enamels and glaze
    Height: 18.7 cm (7 3/8 inches)
    Bequest of Susan Martin Allien 35.716

  • Objects

    Falcon (Yokin)

    Kitao Masayoshi
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    Keisai Eisen, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1790-1848
    Falcon (Yokin), Raikin zui (Pictures of imported birds), ca. 1795
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 22.7 x 36.8 cm (8 15/16 x 14 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1152

  • Objects

    Shells (Kaigara)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Shells (Kaigara), Gifts of the Ebb Tide, ca. 1788
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing and metallic embellishments
    Plate: 23.3 x 37.2 cm (9 3/16 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.587

  • Objects

    Woman's hood

    Unknown artist, Micmac, Canada; Maine
    Woman’s hood, ca. 1775
    Wool twill weave with glass beadwork and applied silk ribbon
    Height: 36.8 cm (14 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Edward B. Goodnow 81.019.10

  • Objects

    Goshawk, thick-billed shrike (Taka mozu)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Goshawk, thick-billed shrike (Taka mozu), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 23.3 x 37.3 cm (9 3/16 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.008

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, French
    Textile fragment, ca. 1780
    Silk cut and uncut voided velvet
    23.2 x 20.6 cm (9 1/8 x 8 1/8 inches)
    Mary B. Jackson Fund 47.084

  • Objects

    Quail (Chikukei)

    Kitao Masayoshi
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    Keisai Eisen, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1790-1848
    Quail (Chikukei), Raikin zui (Pictures of imported birds), ca. 1795
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 22.4 x 34.8 cm (8 13/16 x 13 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1150

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, French
    Textile fragment, ca. 1785
    Polychrome block print on siamoises (cotton and linen blend) plain-weave textile
    Edgar J. Lownes Fund 41.020

  • Objects

    Great tit, Japanese robin (Shijukara komadori)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Great tit, Japanese robin (Shijukara komadori), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.7 x 37.3 cm (8 15/16 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.009

  • Objects

    Copper pheasants, wagtail (Yamadori sekirei)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Copper pheasants, wagtail (Yamadori sekirei), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 23.8 x 37.3 cm (9 3/8 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.010

  • Objects

    Rain at the Sumida River (Sumida no ame)

    Katsukawa Shuncho
    Japanese, fl. ca. 1770’s-1790’s
    Takasu Soshichi of Shiba, publisher
    Japanese
    Rain at the Sumida River (Sumida no ame), ca. 1790
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 36.5 x 23.5 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1128

  • Objects

    Oriole (Kori)

    Keisai Eisen, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1790-1848
    Kitao Masayoshi
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    Oriole (Kori), Raikin zui (Pictures of imported birds), ca. 1795
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.7 x 36.4 cm (8 15/16 x 14 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.525.1

  • Objects

    Country Dance

    Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
    Italian, 1727-1804
    Country Dance, Divertimento per li ragazzi (Diversion for the Children), ca. 1797
    Pen and ink, wash and brush over chalk on paper
    28.7 x 41.1 cm (11 5/16 x 16 3/16 inches)
    Bequest of George Pierce Metcalf 57.239

  • Objects

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, German
    Textile fragment, 1750-1800
    Cotton
    27.3 x 19.7 cm (10 3/4 x 7 3/4 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 47.319

  • Objects

    Child's Windsor High Chair

    Unknown artist, American, Rhode Island; Connecticut
    Child’s Windsor High Chair, 1770-1800
    Oak, maple, chestnut, ash and hickory
    86.4 x 48.3 x 40.6 cm (34 x 19 x 16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.965

  • Objects

    Quail (Chikukei)

    Kitao Masayoshi
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    Keisai Eisen, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1790-1848
    Quail (Chikukei), Raikin zui (Pictures of imported birds), ca. 1795
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.9 x 36.5 cm (9 x 14 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.529.1

  • Objects

    Silver pheasants (Hakukan)

    Kitao Masayoshi
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    Keisai Eisen, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1790-1848
    Silver pheasants (Hakukan), Raikin zui (Pictures of imported birds), ca. 1795
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.5 x 36.7 cm (8 7/8 x 14 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.530.1

  • Objects

    Boy Peddler

    Saint-Clément Faience Manufactory
    French
    Boy Peddler, ca. 1775
    Earthenware with tin glaze
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.161.1

  • Objects

    Portrait of a Lady

    John Hoppner
    English, 1758-1810
    Portrait of a Lady, ca. 1795
    Oil on canvas
    76.2 x 63.5 cm (30 x 25 inches)
    Given in memory of Sofia W. Vervena by her friends 76.011

  • Objects

    Copper pheasants, wagtail (Yamadori sekirei)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Copper pheasants, wagtail (Yamadori sekirei), Momo chidori kyoka awase (A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 22.9 x 37 cm (9 x 14 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1139

  • Objects

    Girl Peddler

    Saint-Clément Faience Manufactory
    French
    Girl Peddler, ca. 1775
    Earthenware with tin glaze
    Bequest of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 55.161.2

  • Objects

    Eleven-headed Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara

    Unknown artist, Tibetan
    Eleven-headed Bodhisattva Avalokitesvara, 17th - 19th century
    Gilded bronze with traces of pigment
    Figure: 32.5 x 16 x 7 cm (12 13/16 x 6 5/16 x 2 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Marshall H. Gould 49.383

  • Objects

    Glass

    Unknown artist, British
    Glass, ca. 1780
    Glass
    Height: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 inches)
    Bequest of Mr. Charles L. Pendleton 73.045

  • Objects

    Wagtail (Sekirei)

    Kitao Masayoshi
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    Keisai Eisen, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1790-1848
    Wagtail (Sekirei), Raikin zui (Pictures of imported birds), ca. 1795
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 23 x 36.7 cm (9 1/16 x 14 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.524.1

  • Objects

    Lady Dressing

    Giovanni Domenico Tiepolo
    Italian, 1727-1804
    Lady Dressing, ca. 1780-1790
    Pen and ink with brush and wash on cream paper
    27.3 x 19.4 cm (10 3/4 x 7 5/8 inches)
    Anonymous gift 57.139

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    Choyo (9th day of the 9th month; Chrysanthemum Festival)

    Torii Kiyonaga
    Japanese, 1752-1815
    Ezakiya Kichibei, publisher
    Japanese
    Choyo (9th day of the 9th month; Chrysanthemum Festival), Amusements of children during the Five Festivals, ca. 1794
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 37.9 x 23.3 cm (14 15/16 x 9 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1124

  • Objects

    Sparrows, rock doves (Murasuzume hato)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Sparrows, rock doves (Murasuzume hato), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Plate: 23.3 x 37.3 cm (9 3/16 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.012

  • Objects

    Gray starling (Hakutoo)

    Kitao Masayoshi
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    Keisai Eisen, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1790-1848
    Gray starling (Hakutoo), Raikin zui (Pictures of imported birds), ca. 1795
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 22.9 x 35.1 cm (9 x 13 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.527.1

  • Objects

    Arch of Titus

    Victor Jean Nicolle
    French, 1754-1826
    Arch of Titus, ca. 1779–1811
    Pen and ink, brush and wash, and graphite on blue laid paper
    9.8 x 8.4 cm (3 7/8 x 3 5/16 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 58.141C

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    Finches (Jushimatsu)

    Kitao Masayoshi
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    Keisai Eisen, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1790-1848
    Finches (Jushimatsu), Raikin zui (Pictures of imported birds), ca. 1795
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 23.2 x 36.8 cm (9 1/8 x 14 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.528.2

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    Shells (Kaigara)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Shells (Kaigara), Gifts of the Ebb Tide, ca. 1788
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing and metallic embellishments
    Plate: 22.9 x 37.2 cm (9 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.586

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    Cellaret

    Unknown artist, English
    Cellaret, ca. 1790
    Mahogany and oak with brass mounts and tinned iron internal canisters
    55.9 x 68.6 x 52.1 cm (22 x 27 x 20 1/2 inches) feet
    Gift of Mrs. Guy Fairfax Cary 56.001

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    Portrait of Stanislas III Poniatowski

    Angelica Kauffmann
    Swiss, 1741-1807
    Portrait of Stanislas III Poniatowski, ca. 1788
    Ink with brush over black chalk on laid paper
    28.3 x 19.7 cm (11 3/16 x 7 11/16 inches)
    Museum Membership Fund 66.273

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    Baby bodice

    Unknown artist, French
    Baby bodice, ca. 1790
    Silk plain woven ground embellished with ribbon work embroidery
    Length: 33.3 cm (13 1/8 inches) (neckline)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 46.500

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    Ten scenes around Kinryuzan Temple, Asakusa (Asakusa kinryuzan jukkyo)

    Torii Kiyonaga
    Japanese, 1752-1815
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Ten scenes around Kinryuzan Temple, Asakusa (Asakusa kinryuzan jukkyo), ca. 1783
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 21.4 x 15.7 cm (8 7/16 x 6 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1118

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    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, French
    Textile fragment, 1760-1800
    Cotton
    15.2 x 23.8 cm (6 x 9 3/8 inches)
    Museum Works of Art Fund 47.316

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    Swallows, pheasant (Tsubame kiji)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Swallows, pheasant (Tsubame kiji), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.9 x 37.2 cm (9 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.005

  • Objects

    Golden pheasant, peony and pine (Matsu to botan ni kinkei)

    Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Golden pheasant, peony and pine (Matsu to botan ni kinkei), ca. 1780
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 63.7 x 10.3 cm (25 1/16 x 4 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1090

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    Scops owl, bullfinches (Mimizuku uso)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Scops owl, bullfinches (Mimizuku uso), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 23.3 x 37.2 cm (9 3/16 x 14 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.011

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    Pheasant and pine (Matsu ni kiji)

    Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Suzuki Harunobu, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Pheasant and pine (Matsu ni kiji), ca. 1780
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 61.6 x 10 cm (24 1/4 x 3 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.634

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    Hat Stand

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Hat Stand, 1644-1911
    Jade; hardwood
    Height: 29.8 cm (11 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.37

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    The courtesan Hanaogi of the Ogiya with her shinzo Yoshino and Tatsuta and kamuro (Ogiya no nai Hanaogi Yoshino Tatsuta)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Yamaguchiya Tobei, publisher
    Japanese, 18th century
    The courtesan Hanaogi of the Ogiya with her shinzo Yoshino and Tatsuta and kamuro (Ogiya no nai Hanaogi Yoshino Tatsuta), ca.1795
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 38.1 x 27.7 cm (15 x 10 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1146

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    Nō theater costume (nuihaku)

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Nō theater costume (nuihaku), 1750-1800
    Silk, gold leaf; plain weave, hand-painting, embroidery
    Center back length: 162.6 cm (64 inches)
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.470

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    Silver pheasants (Hakukan)

    Kitao Masayoshi
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    Keisai Eisen, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1790-1848
    Silver pheasants (Hakukan), Raikin zui (Pictures of imported birds), ca. 1795
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 22.7 x 36.7 cm (8 15/16 x 14 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1151

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    Winter wren, water snipe (Misosazai shigi)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Winter wren, water snipe (Misosazai shigi), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 22.4 x 37 cm (8 13/16 x 14 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.004

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    Tripod Censer

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Tripod Censer, Tripod Legged Censer, 1644-1911
    Enamel on copper alloy
    Height: 28 cm (11 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.84

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    Sawamura Sojuro III (1753-1801) as Ume no Yoshibei (sandai (III) Sawamura Sojuro Ume no Yoshibei)

    Utagawa Toyokuni
    Japanese, 1769-1825
    Izumiya Ichibei, publisher
    Japanese
    Sawamura Sojuro III (1753-1801) as Ume no Yoshibei (sandai (III) Sawamura Sojuro Ume no Yoshibei), ca. 1796
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 37.2 x 25.4 cm (14 5/8 x 10 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1404

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    The actor Ichikawa Yaozo III in a samurai role (sandai Ichikawa Yaozo)

    Katsukawa Shun’ei
    Japanese, 1762-1819
    The actor Ichikawa Yaozo III in a samurai role (sandai Ichikawa Yaozo), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 30.8 x 13.8 cm (12 1/8 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1107

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    The actor Nakamura Noshio II in a female role (nidai Nakamura Noshio)

    Katsukawa Shunkō
    Japanese, 1743-1812
    The actor Nakamura Noshio II in a female role (nidai Nakamura Noshio), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 26.2 x 15.1 cm (10 5/16 x 5 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1113

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    The beloved wife: chapter 10[man playing Sugeroku in a teahouse] (Koi nyobo judanme)

    Torii Kiyonaga
    Japanese, 1752-1815
    The beloved wife: chapter 10[man playing Sugeroku in a teahouse] (Koi nyobo judanme), Ongyokushu, ca. 1789
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 35.7 x 25.2 cm (14 1/16 x 9 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1119

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    Beauty and willow (Bijin to yanagi)

    Torii Kiyonaga
    Japanese, 1752-1815
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Beauty and willow (Bijin to yanagi), ca. 1780
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 67.6 x 11.6 cm (26 5/8 x 4 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1120

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    Dress

    William Kilburn, textile designer
    Irish, 1745-1818
    Dress, ca. 1790
    Cotton plain weave, block printed
    Center back length: 172.7 cm (68 inches)
    Helen M. Danforth Acquisition Fund 1987.028

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    Jay, boreal owl (Kashidori fukuro)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Jay, boreal owl (Kashidori fukuro), A myriad of birds compared with kyoka poems (Momo chidori kyoka awase), ca. 1790
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 23.5 x 37 cm (9 1/4 x 14 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 38.006

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    Cup and saucer

    Unknown artist, French
    Cup and saucer, ca. 1790
    Glass with enamels and gilding
    6.5 x 8.6 cm (2 5/8 x 3 3/8 inches) cup dimension
    Gift of Sarah F. Greene 33.047

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    Mount Fuji, Falcon and Aubergines (Fuji to taka to nasu)

    Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Mount Fuji, Falcon and Aubergines (Fuji to taka to nasu), ca. 1775
    Color woodblock print
    Plate: 26.5 x 17.8 cm (10 7/16 x 7 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.542

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    Bottle

    Unknown artist, American, Pennsylvania
    Bottle, 1770-1800
    Glass with enamels and pewter
    17.8 x 8.6 x 6.5 cm (7 x 3 3/8 x 2 9/16 inches)
    Museum Collection 73.073

  • Objects

    Textile swatch

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Textile swatch, 1750 - 1850
    Length: 16.5 cm (6 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.154.502

  • Objects

    Textile swatch

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Textile swatch, 1700 - 1800
    Silk; compound weave, continuous supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 23.8 cm (9 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.161.868

  • Objects

    Textile swatch

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Textile swatch, 1750 - 1850
    Length: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.157.673

  • Objects

    Textile swatch

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Textile swatch, 1750 - 1800
    Silk; compound weave, continuous supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 15.6 cm (6 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.159.719

  • Objects

    Textile swatch

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Textile swatch, 1750 - 1850
    Length: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.154.539

  • Objects

    Textile swatch

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Textile swatch, 1700 - 1800
    Silk; compound weave, continuous supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 41.3 cm (16 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.165.1119

  • Objects

    Textile swatch

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Textile swatch, 1750 - 1850
    Length: 13.7 cm (5 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.156.642

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    Gray Starlings on a loquat tree

    Kitao Masayoshi
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    Gray Starlings on a loquat tree, ca. 1795
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 22.5 x 37.9 cm (8 7/8 x 14 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Thomas S. Michie 2008.98.12