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    Chapter 7 of the 11 chapters of Chushingura (The treasury of loyal retainers) (Chushingura shichidanme junimaizoku)

    Shigemasa

    1780’s
    Chapter 7 of the 11 chapters of Chushingura (The treasury of loyal retainers) (Chushingura shichidanme junimaizoku)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 25.6 x 18.9 cm (10 1/16 x 7 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1092

  • Objects

    Parody of child as Daikoku (Mitate daikoku)

    Shigemasa

    The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    Parody of child as Daikoku (Mitate daikoku)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet) 38.6 x 26.4 cm (15 3/16 x 10 3/8 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1367

  • Objects

    Ejiri, Suruga Province (Shunshu ejiri)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Ejiri, Suruga Province (Shunshu ejiri)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 26 x 37.8 cm (10 1/4 x 14 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1179

  • Objects

    Yamauba and Her Son Kintaro

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    1823/1
    Yamauba and Her Son Kintaro
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.1 cm (8 5/16 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.8

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    Toto sundai (Surugadai in the eastern capital)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Toto sundai (Surugadai in the eastern capital)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 25.7 x 38.1 cm (10 1/8 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1212

  • Objects

    Takeuchi no Sukune Praying by the Sea

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    Five Examples of Long Life, 1823/1
    Takeuchi no Sukune Praying by the Sea
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Length: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.13

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    Small Bird and Japanese Morning Glories (Asagao ni kotori)

    Kitagawa Utamaro

    1790’s
    Small Bird and Japanese Morning Glories (Asagao ni kotori)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 34.5 x 7.6 cm (13 9/16 x 3 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.103

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    Mishima Pass, Kai Province (Koshu mishimagoe)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, late 18th century-mid 19th century
    Mishima Pass, Kai Province (Koshu mishimagoe)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Selvage Width: 38.4 cm (15 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1194

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    Under Mannen Bridge, Fukagawa [Edo] (Fukagawa mannenbashi no shita)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Under Mannen Bridge, Fukagawa [Edo] (Fukagawa mannenbashi no shita)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 25.7 x 37.3 cm (10 1/8 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1204

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    Viewing sunset over Ryogoku Bridge from the Ommaya embankment (Ommayagashi yori ryogokubashi no sekiyo o miru)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Viewing sunset over Ryogoku Bridge from the Ommaya embankment (Ommayagashi yori ryogokubashi no sekiyo o miru)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 25.9 x 37.8 cm (10 3/16 x 14 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1214

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    Huang Chuping with a stone Goate (Huang Chuping and the Goat)

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    1823/1
    Huang Chuping with a stone Goate (Huang Chuping and the Goat)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.9 cm (8 5/8 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.7

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    Walking in the rain (Ame)

    Suzuki Harunobu

    Ca.1767
    Walking in the rain (Ame)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 27.6 x 20.6 cm (10 7/8 x 8 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1080

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    Inume Pass, Kai Province (Koshu inumetoge)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Inume Pass, Kai Province (Koshu inumetoge)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 25.6 x 37.5 cm (10 1/16 x 14 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1192

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    The lake, Hakone, Sagami Province (Soshu hakone no kosui)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    The lake, Hakone, Sagami Province (Soshu hakone no kosui)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 25.6 x 37.8 cm (10 1/16 x 14 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1202

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    Akuta River (Akutagawa)

    Nishimura Shigenaga

    Tales of Ise, ca. 1720’s
    Akuta River (Akutagawa)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 28.9 x 13.8 cm (11 3/8 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1065

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    Chinese Warrior on Hoseback

    Unknown artist, Japanese

    Early 19th century-mid 19th century
    Chinese Warrior on Hoseback
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.14

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    Plovers and waves (Nami to chidori)

    Nakamura Hōchū

    Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), 1802
    Plovers and waves (Nami to chidori)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 26.2 x 37.9 cm (10 5/16 x 14 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1325

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    Hawk and plum (Ume ni taka)

    Shigemasa

    1770’s-early 1780’s
    Hawk and plum (Ume ni taka)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 24.5 x 17.9 cm (9 5/8 x 7 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.364

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    Umezawa manor, Sagami Province (Soshu umezawa zai)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Umezawa manor, Sagami Province (Soshu umezawa zai)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 25.6 x 38.4 cm (10 1/16 x 15 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1203

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    Urashima Taro

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    Five Examples of Long Life, 1823/1
    Urashima Taro
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 22.1 cm (8 11/16 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.12

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    Descending geese (Rakugan)

    Nakamura Hōchū

    Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), 1802
    Descending geese (Rakugan)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 26.2 x 37.9 cm (10 5/16 x 14 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1326

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    Picking persimmons (Kakitsumu)

    Suzuki Harunobu

    Ca.1767
    Picking persimmons (Kakitsumu)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 28.1 x 17.8 cm (11 1/16 x 7 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1077

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    Small bird and rose mallow (Fuyo ni kotori)

    Utagawa Hiroshige

    19th century
    Small bird and rose mallow (Fuyo ni kotori)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 34 x 11.3 cm (13 3/8 x 4 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1243

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    Parody of child as Jurojin (Mitate jurojin)

    Shigemasa

    The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    Parody of child as Jurojin (Mitate jurojin)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 38.7 x 26.4 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1365

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    At sea off Kazusa (Kazusa no kairo)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    At sea off Kazusa (Kazusa no kairo)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 26 x 38.3 cm (10 1/4 x 15 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1188

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    Nihonbashi, Edo (Edo nihonbashi)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Nihonbashi, Edo (Edo nihonbashi)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 25.6 x 37.3 cm (10 1/16 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1210

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    A mitate (parody) of Act 9 of Chushingura (Treasury of the Loyal Retainers) (Kyu-danme(Act 9))

    Kitagawa Utamaro

    Chushingura (Treasury of the Loyal Retainers), ca. 1798-1799
    A mitate (parody) of Act 9 of Chushingura (Treasury of the Loyal Retainers) (Kyu-danme(Act 9))
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 37.8 x 24.8 cm (14 7/8 x 9 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1142

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    Jo and Uba (the Takasago couple) (Jo to uba)

    Nakamura Hōchū

    Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), 1802
    Jo and Uba (the Takasago couple) (Jo to uba)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 26.2 x 37.9 cm (10 5/16 x 14 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1324

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    Abridged view of the Mitsui shop, Suruga street, Edo (Edo suruga-cho mitsui-mise ryakuzu)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Abridged view of the Mitsui shop, Suruga street, Edo (Edo suruga-cho mitsui-mise ryakuzu)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 25.7 x 37.6 cm (10 1/8 x 14 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1211

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    Ready for breast-feeding (Chichi)

    Kitagawa Utamaro

    Elegant comparisons of little treasures, ca. 1802
    Ready for breast-feeding (Chichi)
    Polychrome wood block print with embossing
    Plate: 36.5 x 24.1 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1141

  • Objects

    Courtesan and Attendants

    Hayami Shungyosai

    1823/1
    Courtesan and Attendants
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.5

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    Palanquin (norimono) with Tokugawa and Ichijo Crests

    Unknown artist, Japanese

    Late 18th Century- first half of the 19th Century
    Palanquin (norimono) with Tokugawa and Ichijo Crests
    Black lacquered wood with gold paint and incised metal fittings; ink and color on paper
    134.6 x 130.8 cm (53 x 51 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Brown University 2004.113

  • Objects

    Joruri reciter and musicians (Joruri)

    Nakamura Hōchū

    Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), 1802
    Joruri reciter and musicians (Joruri)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 26 x 37.6 cm (10 1/4 x 14 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1323

  • Objects

    Evening glow, Seta (Seta no sekisho)

    Utagawa Hiroshige

    Eight views of Omi [Lake Biwa], 19th century
    Evening glow, Seta (Seta no sekisho)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 22.7 x 35.2 cm (8 15/16 x 13 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1277

  • Objects

    Gathering Flowers (Hanatsumu)

    Suzuki Harunobu

    Ca. 1767
    Gathering Flowers (Hanatsumu)
    Polychrome wood block print with embossing
    Image: 27.9 x 20.2 cm (11 x 7 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1084

  • Objects

    Parody of child as Bishamon (Mitate bishamonten)

    Shigemasa

    The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    Parody of child as Bishamon (Mitate bishamonten)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 38.3 x 26 cm (15 1/16 x 10 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1366

  • Objects

    Ono no Komachi at Sekidera

    Keisai Eisen

    Today’s seven Komachi, ca. 1825
    Ono no Komachi at Sekidera
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 36.8 x 25.2 cm (14 1/2 x 9 15/16 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1386

  • Objects

    Sparrow and bamboo (Take ni suzume)

    Kitao Masayoshi

    1790’s
    Sparrow and bamboo (Take ni suzume)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 25.1 x 18.3 cm (9 7/8 x 7 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.538

  • Objects

    Young man and woman with falcons (Danjo to taka)

    Ippitsusai Bunro

    1800-1810
    Young man and woman with falcons (Danjo to taka)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 35.6 x 22.5 cm (14 x 8 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1149.1

  • Objects

    Bush warbler and morning glories (Asagao ni uguisu)

    Shigemasa

    1770’s-1780’s
    Bush warbler and morning glories (Asagao ni uguisu)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 25.2 x 18.6 cm (9 15/16 x 7 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1094

  • Objects

    Shojo parakeet and plum (Ume ni shojo inko)

    Totoya Hokkei

    Three birds, ca. 1820
    Shojo parakeet and plum (Ume ni shojo inko)
    Polychrome wood block print with embossing and metallic embellishments
    Plate: 21 x 18.3 cm (8 1/4 x 7 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.391

  • Objects

    Fine wind, clear weather ["Red Fuji"] (Gaifu kaisei)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Fine wind, clear weather [“Red Fuji”] (Gaifu kaisei)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 25.9 x 37.9 cm (10 3/16 x 14 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1185

  • Objects

    Puppeteer, "Blue"

    Ryuryukyo Shinsai

    Five Colors, ca. 1820
    Puppeteer, “Blue”
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Length: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.20

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    The Seven Gods of Good Fortune (Shichifukujin)

    Kitao Masayoshi

    19th century
    The Seven Gods of Good Fortune (Shichifukujin)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 21 x 30.6 cm (8 1/4 x 12 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1333

  • Objects

    Osagawa Tsuneyo II as Benten ( Osagawa tsuneyo nidai benten)

    Katsukawa Shunkō

    1770’s
    Osagawa Tsuneyo II as Benten ( Osagawa tsuneyo nidai benten)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 31.9 x 14.6 cm (12 9/16 x 5 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1115

  • Objects

    Asahina with a Turtle (from a Soga play)

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    From an untitled series, 1823/1
    Asahina with a Turtle (from a Soga play)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.1 cm (8 5/16 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.2

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    Left panel of the triptych Washing and Stretching Cloth (Arai-bari)

    Kitagawa Utamaro

    Ca. 1796-1797
    Left panel of the triptych Washing and Stretching Cloth (Arai-bari)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 38.6 x 25.6 cm (15 3/16 x 10 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1140

  • Objects

    Shubyoshi Dancer

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    From an untitled series, 1823/1
    Shubyoshi Dancer
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Length: 21.9 cm (8 5/8 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.1

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    Under the well of the great wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Under the well of the great wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 26 x 37.3 cm (10 1/4 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1195

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    The "Cushion Pine" at Aoyama [Edo] (Aoyama enza no matsu)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    The “Cushion Pine” at Aoyama [Edo] (Aoyama enza no matsu)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 25.7 x 38.1 cm (10 1/8 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1205

  • Objects

    Dong Fangso Stealing the Peaches of Immortality

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    Five Examples of Long Life, 1823/1
    Dong Fangso Stealing the Peaches of Immortality
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Length: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.11

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    Kikujido by a Waterfall

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    Five Examples of a Long LIfe, 1823/1
    Kikujido by a Waterfall
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.10

  • Objects

    Hens and chicks (Niwatori)

    Nakamura Hōchū

    Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), 1802
    Hens and chicks (Niwatori)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 26.2 x 38.1 cm (10 5/16 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1327

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    Golden pheasants and bush clover (Hagi ni kiji)

    Shigemasa

    1770’s-early 1780’s
    Golden pheasants and bush clover (Hagi ni kiji)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 24.8 x 18.7 cm (9 3/4 x 7 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.363

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    The seven-ri beach, Suruga Province (Soshu shichirigahama)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    The seven-ri beach, Suruga Province (Soshu shichirigahama)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 26.2 x 38.1 cm (10 5/16 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1201

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    White herons and snow-covered reeds (Yukiashi ni shirasagi)

    Isoda Koryūsai

    Ca. 1773
    White herons and snow-covered reeds (Yukiashi ni shirasagi)
    Polychrome wood block print with embossing
    Plate: 24.8 x 17.9 cm (9 3/4 x 7 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.553

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    Flower Arrangement with Confederate Rose (Seika fuyô)

    Kitagawa Utamaro

    1790’s
    Flower Arrangement with Confederate Rose (Seika fuyô)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 32.2 x 7.8 cm (12 11/16 x 3 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.106

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    Two Albums of Verse

    Baien

    Ca. 1825-1827
    Two Albums of Verse
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 15 cm (5 7/8 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.63

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    The coast of Nobuto [Shimosa Province] (Nobotu ura)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    The coast of Nobuto [Shimosa Province] (Nobotu ura)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 25.9 x 37.3 cm (10 3/16 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1183

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    Parrot Komachi (Omu Komachi)

    Utagawa Toyokuni

    Today’s maidens as the Seven Komachi, ca. 1811
    Parrot Komachi (Omu Komachi)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 37.2 x 24.8 cm (14 5/8 x 9 3/4 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1405

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    Autumn moon, Ishiyama Temple (Ishiyama shugetsu)

    Nishimura Shigenaga

    Eight views of Omi [Lake Biwa], ca. 1720’s
    Autumn moon, Ishiyama Temple (Ishiyama shugetsu)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 28.4 x 13 cm (11 3/16 x 5 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1063

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    Cat dipping a paw in a goldfish bowl

    Isoda Koryūsai

    Ca. 1774
    Cat dipping a paw in a goldfish bowl
    Polychrome wood block
    Plate: 25.6 x 19.1 cm (10 1/16 x 7 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1088

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    Japanese stork and rose mallow (Fuyo ni konotori)

    Shigemasa

    1770’s-early 1780’s
    Japanese stork and rose mallow (Fuyo ni konotori)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 24.5 x 18.3 cm (9 5/8 x 7 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.362

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    Takigawa of the Ogiya (Ogiyanai takigawa)

    Kitao Masanobu

    A mirror of a comparing the calligraphy of new beauties of the Yoshiwara, Spring 1784
    Takigawa of the Ogiya (Ogiyanai takigawa)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 37.6 x 24.1 cm (14 13/16 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1117

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    A Geisha and Her Guest on a Veranda

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    Probably 1823/1
    A Geisha and Her Guest on a Veranda
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.9

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    Golden pheasant and pine in snow (Yukimatsu ni kinkei)

    Isoda Koryūsai

    1770’s
    Golden pheasant and pine in snow (Yukimatsu ni kinkei)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 24.8 x 18.9 cm (9 3/4 x 7 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1089

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    Miura no Osuke

    Yanagawa Shigenobu

    Five Examples of Long Life, early 19th century-mid 19th century
    Miura no Osuke
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.3

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    Matsumoto Koshiro IV as the fishmonger Sanya no Sakanaya Gorobei in the play Katakiuchi noriaibanashi (A medley of tales of revenge) perfomed at the Kiri Theater 1794.5

    Tōshūsai Sharaku

    1794
    Matsumoto Koshiro IV as the fishmonger Sanya no Sakanaya Gorobei in the play Katakiuchi noriaibanashi (A medley of tales of revenge) perfomed at the Kiri Theater 1794.5
    Polychrome wood block print with dark-silver mica ground
    Image: 36.5 x 24.1 cm (14 3/8 x 9 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1132

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    Mitsuhama of the Hyogoya (Hyogoya Mitsuhama)

    Hosoda Eishi

    Gorgeous clothes fresh as young leaves, 1790’s
    Mitsuhama of the Hyogoya (Hyogoya Mitsuhama)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 38.4 x 25.7 cm (15 1/8 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1137

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    The Kagura Month [11th month] (Kagurazuki)

    Suzuki Harunobu

    Customs of daily life with poem of the four seasons, ca. 1767
    The Kagura Month [11th month] (Kagurazuki)
    Polychrome wood block print with embossing
    Image: 28.4 x 21.1 cm (11 3/16 x 8 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1083

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    Blind man's bluff (Mekakushi asobi)

    Nakamura Hōchū

    Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), 1802
    Blind man’s bluff (Mekakushi asobi)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 26.2 x 37.9 cm (10 5/16 x 14 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1322

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    Parody of child as Benten (Mitate benten)

    Shigemasa

    The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    Parody of child as Benten (Mitate benten)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 38.6 x 26.4 cm (15 3/16 x 10 3/8 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1368

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    Yoshida on the Tokaido (Tokaido Yoshida)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Yoshida on the Tokaido (Tokaido Yoshida)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 26.2 x 37.8 cm (10 5/16 x 14 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1197

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    Lower Meguro (Shima meguro)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Lower Meguro (Shima meguro)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 25.9 x 38.3 cm (10 3/16 x 15 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1207

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    Parody of Sofu and Kyoyu (Sofu Kyoya)

    Isoda Koryūsai

    Abbreviated wise men with customs of today, 1770’s
    Parody of Sofu and Kyoyu (Sofu Kyoya)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 27.2 x 19.2 cm (10 11/16 x 7 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1091

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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

    Ca.1795
    The courtesan Hanaogi of the Ogiya with her shinzo Yoshino and Tatsuta and kamuro (Ogiya no nai Hanaogi Yoshino Tatsuta)
    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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    The temple Honganji, Asakusa, in the eastern capital (Toto asakusa honganji)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    The temple Honganji, Asakusa, in the eastern capital (Toto asakusa honganji)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 26 x 37.8 cm (10 1/4 x 14 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1213

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    Fuji behind Minobu River (Minobugawa ura fuji)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Fuji behind Minobu River (Minobugawa ura fuji)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 26 x 37.8 cm (10 1/4 x 14 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1184

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    Lake Suwa, Shinano Province (Shinshu suwako)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Lake Suwa, Shinano Province (Shinshu suwako)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 25.9 x 38.4 cm (10 3/16 x 15 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1189

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    Hodogaya on the Tokaido (Tokaido hodogaya)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Hodogaya on the Tokaido (Tokaido hodogaya)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 25.7 x 38.3 cm (10 1/8 x 15 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1196

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    Kajikazawa in Kai Province (Koshu kajikazawa)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Kajikazawa in Kai Province (Koshu kajikazawa)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 26 x 37.5 cm (10 1/4 x 14 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1206

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    Parody of child as Fukurokuju (Mitate fukurokuju)

    Shigemasa

    The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    Parody of child as Fukurokuju (Mitate fukurokuju)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 38.7 x 26.2 cm (15 1/4 x 10 5/16 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1369

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    Parody of child as Hotei (Mitate hotei)

    Shigemasa

    The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    Parody of child as Hotei (Mitate hotei)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 38.7 x 26 cm (15 1/4 x 10 1/4 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1370

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

    Utagawa Toyokuni

    Ca. 1796
    Sawamura Sojuro III (1753-1801) as Ume no Yoshibei (sandai (III) Sawamura Sojuro Ume no Yoshibei)
    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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    Peony and phoenix (Botan ni hoo)

    Utagawa Hiroshige

    A set of envelopes of the fifty-three stations [of the Tokaido ], late 18th century-mid 19th century
    Peony and phoenix (Botan ni hoo)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 17.8 x 4.3 cm (7 x 1 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.111C

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    Kneeling Woman: "Red"

    Ryuryukyo Shinsai

    Five Colors
    Kneeling Woman: “Red”
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Length: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.18

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    Sagami River (Sagamigawa)

    Utagawa Hiroshige

    The thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, 19th century
    Sagami River (Sagamigawa)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 33.8 x 22.2 cm (13 5/16 x 8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1293

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    Cockerels fighting under flowering peach (Niwatori awase to momo)

    Isoda Koryūsai

    Ca. 1773
    Cockerels fighting under flowering peach (Niwatori awase to momo)
    Polychrome wood block print with embossing
    Plate: 27 x 19.7 cm (10 5/8 x 7 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.541

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    Pine; hawk eyeing sparrows (Matsu; suzume o osou taka)

    Kagiwara Sekijo

    Ca. 1800
    Pine; hawk eyeing sparrows (Matsu; suzume o osou taka)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 37.8 x 25.2 cm (14 7/8 x 9 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.407

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    A parody (mitate) of Act 5 of Chushingura (Treasury of the Loyal Retainers) with a courtesan of the Naniwaya (go-danme (Act 5) Naniwaya (inscribed to l. of figure) )

    Kitagawa Utamaro

    Chushingura parodied by famous beauties: a set of 12 prints, ca. 1794-1795
    A parody (mitate) of Act 5 of Chushingura (Treasury of the Loyal Retainers) with a courtesan of the Naniwaya (go-danme (Act 5) Naniwaya (inscribed to l. of figure) )
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Plate: 37 x 25.1 cm (14 9/16 x 9 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1145

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    Sekiya village on the Sumida River (Sumidagawa sekiya no sato)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Sekiya village on the Sumida River (Sumidagawa sekiya no sato)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 25.4 x 37.3 cm (10 x 14 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1215

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    Mount Fuji from Kanaya on the Tokaido (Tokaido kanaya no fuji)

    Katsushika Hokusai

    Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, late 18th century-mid 19th century
    Mount Fuji from Kanaya on the Tokaido (Tokaido kanaya no fuji)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 24.9 x 36.7 cm (9 13/16 x 14 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1198

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    The sixth month, Year of the Dragon (Junishi tatsu minazuki)

    Ishikawa Toyomasa

    1770’s
    The sixth month, Year of the Dragon (Junishi tatsu minazuki)
    Polychrome wood block
    Plate: 24.8 x 18.6 cm (9 3/4 x 7 5/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1096

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    Pheasants and Heath Roses (Boke ni kiji)

    Kubo Shunman

    Ca. 1810
    Pheasants and Heath Roses (Boke ni kiji)
    Color woodblock print with metallic pigments and embossing
    Plate: 20 x 18.3 cm (7 7/8 x 7 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.352

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    Parody of child as Ebisu (Mitate ebisu) (Shichifukujin)

    Shigemasa

    The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    Parody of child as Ebisu (Mitate ebisu) (Shichifukujin)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 38.7 x 26.4 cm (15 1/4 x 10 3/8 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1371

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

    Isoda Koryūsai

    Ca. 1775
    Mount Fuji, Falcon and Aubergines (Fuji to taka to nasu)
    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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    Young man and woman with falcons (Danjo to taka)

    Ippitsusai Bunro

    1800-1810
    Young man and woman with falcons (Danjo to taka)
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 35.2 x 21.8 cm (13 7/8 x 8 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1149.2

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    Page from the Mustard Seed Garden Manual

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    19th century
    Page from the Mustard Seed Garden Manual
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 23.7 x 28.3 cm (9 5/16 x 11 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Thomas S. Michie 2008.98.10

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    Page from the Mustard Seed Garden Manual

    Unknown artist, Chinese

    19th century
    Page from the Mustard Seed Garden Manual
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 24.3 x 29.7 cm (9 9/16 x 11 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Thomas S. Michie 2008.98.11

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    Gray Starlings on a loquat tree

    Kitao Masayoshi

    Ca. 1795
    Gray Starlings on a loquat tree
    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