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

    Attributed to Shigemasa
    Japanese, 1739-1820
    Chapter 7 of the 11 chapters of Chushingura (The treasury of loyal retainers) (Chushingura shichidanme junimaizoku), 1780’s
    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)

    Attributed to Shigemasa
    Japanese, 1739-1820
    Parody of child as Daikoku (Mitate daikoku), The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    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
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Ejiri, Suruga Province (Shunshu ejiri), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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
    Japanese, 1787-1832
    Yamauba and Her Son Kintaro, 1823/1
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.1 cm (8 5/16 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.8

  • Objects

    Toto sundai (Surugadai in the eastern capital)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Toto sundai (Surugadai in the eastern capital), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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
    Japanese, 1787-1832
    Takeuchi no Sukune Praying by the Sea, Five Examples of Long Life, 1823/1
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Length: 22.2 cm (8 3/4 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.13

  • Objects

    Small Bird and Japanese Morning Glories (Asagao ni kotori)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Small Bird and Japanese Morning Glories (Asagao ni kotori), 1790’s
    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

  • Objects

    Mishima Pass, Kai Province (Koshu mishimagoe)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Mishima Pass, Kai Province (Koshu mishimagoe), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, late 18th century-mid 19th century
    Polychrome wood block print
    Selvage Width: 38.4 cm (15 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1194

  • Objects

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

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Under Mannen Bridge, Fukagawa [Edo] (Fukagawa mannenbashi no shita), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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

  • Objects

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

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Viewing sunset over Ryogoku Bridge from the Ommaya embankment (Ommayagashi yori ryogokubashi no sekiyo o miru), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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

  • Objects

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

    Yanagawa Shigenobu
    Japanese, 1787-1832
    Huang Chuping with a stone Goate (Huang Chuping and the Goat), 1823/1
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.9 cm (8 5/8 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.7

  • Objects

    Walking in the rain (Ame)

    Suzuki Harunobu
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Walking in the rain (Ame), ca.1767
    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

  • Objects

    Inume Pass, Kai Province (Koshu inumetoge)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Inume Pass, Kai Province (Koshu inumetoge), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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

  • Objects

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

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    The lake, Hakone, Sagami Province (Soshu hakone no kosui), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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

  • Objects

    Akuta River (Akutagawa)

    Attributed to Nishimura Shigenaga
    Japanese, ca. 1697-1756
    Akuta River (Akutagawa), Tales of Ise, ca. 1720’s
    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

  • Objects

    Chinese Warrior on Hoseback

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    Yanagawa Shigenobu, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1787-1832
    Chinese Warrior on Hoseback, early 19th century-mid 19th century
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.14

  • Objects

    Plovers and waves (Nami to chidori)

    Nakamura Hōchū
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Ogata Kōrin, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1658-1716
    Plovers and waves (Nami to chidori), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), 1802
    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

  • Objects

    Hawk and plum (Ume ni taka)

    Shigemasa
    Japanese, 1739-1820
    Hawk and plum (Ume ni taka), 1770’s-early 1780’s
    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

  • Objects

    Umezawa manor, Sagami Province (Soshu umezawa zai)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Umezawa manor, Sagami Province (Soshu umezawa zai), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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

  • Objects

    Urashima Taro

    Yanagawa Shigenobu
    Japanese, 1787-1832
    Urashima Taro, Five Examples of Long Life, 1823/1
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 22.1 cm (8 11/16 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.12

  • Objects

    Descending geese (Rakugan)

    Nakamura Hōchū
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Ogata Kōrin, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1658-1716
    Descending geese (Rakugan), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), 1802
    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

  • Objects

    Picking persimmons (Kakitsumu)

    Suzuki Harunobu
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Picking persimmons (Kakitsumu), ca.1767
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 28.1 x 17.8 cm (11 1/16 x 7 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1077

  • Objects

    Small bird and rose mallow (Fuyo ni kotori)

    Utagawa Hiroshige
    Japanese, 1797-1858
    Kawaguchiya Shozo, publisher
    Japanese
    Small bird and rose mallow (Fuyo ni kotori), 19th century
    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

  • Objects

    Parody of child as Jurojin (Mitate jurojin)

    Attributed to Shigemasa
    Japanese, 1739-1820
    Parody of child as Jurojin (Mitate jurojin), The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    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

  • Objects

    At sea off Kazusa (Kazusa no kairo)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    At sea off Kazusa (Kazusa no kairo), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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

  • Objects

    Nihonbashi, Edo (Edo nihonbashi)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Nihonbashi, Edo (Edo nihonbashi), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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

  • Objects

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

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Nishimuraya Eijudo, publisher
    Japanese
    A mitate (parody) of Act 9 of Chushingura (Treasury of the Loyal Retainers) (Kyu-danme(Act 9)), Chushingura (Treasury of the Loyal Retainers), ca. 1798-1799
    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

  • Objects

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

    Nakamura Hōchū
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Ogata Kōrin, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1658-1716
    Jo and Uba (the Takasago couple) (Jo to uba), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), 1802
    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

  • Objects

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

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Abridged view of the Mitsui shop, Suruga street, Edo (Edo suruga-cho mitsui-mise ryakuzu), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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

  • Objects

    Ready for breast-feeding (Chichi)

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Izumiya Ichibei, publisher
    Japanese
    Ready for breast-feeding (Chichi), Elegant comparisons of little treasures, ca. 1802
    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
    Japanese, ca. 1760-1823
    Courtesan and Attendants, 1823/1
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.6 cm (8 1/2 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.5

  • Objects

    Palanquin (norimono) with Tokugawa and Ichijo Crests

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Palanquin (norimono) with Tokugawa and Ichijo Crests, late 18th Century- first half of the 19th Century
    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
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Ogata Kōrin, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1658-1716
    Joruri reciter and musicians (Joruri), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), 1802
    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
    Japanese, 1797-1858
    Takenouchi Magohachi, publisher
    Japanese, late 18th century- mid 19th century
    Evening glow, Seta (Seta no sekisho), Eight views of Omi [Lake Biwa], 19th century
    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
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Gathering Flowers (Hanatsumu), ca. 1767
    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)

    Attributed to Shigemasa
    Japanese, 1739-1820
    Parody of child as Bishamon (Mitate bishamonten), The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    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
    Japanese, 1790-1848
    Sanoya Kihei, publisher
    Japanese
    Ono no Komachi at Sekidera, Today’s seven Komachi, ca. 1825
    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
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    Keisai Eisen, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1790-1848
    Sparrow and bamboo (Take ni suzume), 1790’s
    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
    Japanese
    Bunro ga, block carver
    Japanese
    Ezakiya Kichibei, publisher
    Japanese
    Young man and woman with falcons (Danjo to taka), 1800-1810
    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)

    Attributed to Shigemasa
    Japanese, 1739-1820
    Bush warbler and morning glories (Asagao ni uguisu), 1770’s-1780’s
    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
    Japanese, 1780-1850
    Shojo parakeet and plum (Ume ni shojo inko), Three birds, ca. 1820
    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
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Fine wind, clear weather [“Red Fuji”] (Gaifu kaisei), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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
    Japanese
    Puppeteer, “Blue”, Five Colors, ca. 1820
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Length: 21.3 cm (8 3/8 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.20

  • Objects

    The Seven Gods of Good Fortune (Shichifukujin)

    After Kitao Masayoshi
    Japanese, 1764-1824
    After Watanabe Gentai
    Japanese
    After Kitao Masanobu
    Japanese, 1761-1816
    Hokusai school, previous attribution
    The Seven Gods of Good Fortune (Shichifukujin), 19th century
    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
    Japanese, 1743-1812
    Osagawa Tsuneyo II as Benten ( Osagawa tsuneyo nidai benten), 1770’s
    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
    Japanese, 1787-1832
    Asahina with a Turtle (from a Soga play), From an untitled series, 1823/1
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 21.1 cm (8 5/16 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.2

  • Objects

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

    Kitagawa Utamaro
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Yamadaya Sanshiro, publisher
    Japanese, 18th century
    Left panel of the triptych Washing and Stretching Cloth (Arai-bari), ca. 1796-1797
    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
    Japanese, 1787-1832
    Shubyoshi Dancer, From an untitled series, 1823/1
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Length: 21.9 cm (8 5/8 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.1

  • Objects

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

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Under the well of the great wave off Kanagawa (Kanagawa oki nami ura), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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

  • Objects

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

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    The “Cushion Pine” at Aoyama [Edo] (Aoyama enza no matsu), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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
    Japanese, 1787-1832
    Dong Fangso Stealing the Peaches of Immortality, Five Examples of Long Life, 1823/1
    Polychrome woodblock print with embossing
    Length: 22.9 cm (9 inches)
    Gift of George Pierce Metcalf 56.039.11

  • Objects

    Kikujido by a Waterfall

    Yanagawa Shigenobu
    Japanese, 1787-1832
    Kikujido by a Waterfall, Five Examples of a Long LIfe, 1823/1
    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
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Ogata Kōrin, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1658-1716
    Hens and chicks (Niwatori), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), 1802
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 26.2 x 38.1 cm (10 5/16 x 15 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1327

  • Objects

    Golden pheasants and bush clover (Hagi ni kiji)

    Shigemasa
    Japanese, 1739-1820
    Golden pheasants and bush clover (Hagi ni kiji), 1770’s-early 1780’s
    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

  • Objects

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

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    The seven-ri beach, Suruga Province (Soshu shichirigahama), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    White herons and snow-covered reeds (Yukiashi ni shirasagi), ca. 1773
    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
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Flower Arrangement with Confederate Rose (Seika fuyô), 1790’s
    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
    Japanese, d. 1886
    Two Albums of Verse, ca. 1825-1827
    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
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    The coast of Nobuto [Shimosa Province] (Nobotu ura), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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
    Japanese, 1769-1825
    Parrot Komachi (Omu Komachi), Today’s maidens as the Seven Komachi, ca. 1811
    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
    Japanese, ca. 1697-1756
    Kichiemon Emiya, publisher
    Japanese
    Autumn moon, Ishiyama Temple (Ishiyama shugetsu), Eight views of Omi [Lake Biwa], ca. 1720’s
    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
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Cat dipping a paw in a goldfish bowl, ca. 1774
    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
    Japanese, 1739-1820
    Japanese stork and rose mallow (Fuyo ni konotori), 1770’s-early 1780’s
    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
    Japanese, 1761-1816
    Tsutaya Jūzaburō, publisher
    Japanese, 1750 - 1797
    Takigawa of the Ogiya (Ogiyanai takigawa), A mirror of a comparing the calligraphy of new beauties of the Yoshiwara, Spring 1784
    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
    Japanese, 1787-1832
    A Geisha and Her Guest on a Veranda, probably 1823/1
    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
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Golden pheasant and pine in snow (Yukimatsu ni kinkei), 1770’s
    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
    Japanese, 1787-1832
    Miura no Osuke, Five Examples of Long Life, early 19th century-mid 19th century
    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
    Japanese
    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, 1794
    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
    Japanese, 1756-1829
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Mitsuhama of the Hyogoya (Hyogoya Mitsuhama), Gorgeous clothes fresh as young leaves, 1790’s
    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
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    The Kagura Month [11th month] (Kagurazuki), Customs of daily life with poem of the four seasons, ca. 1767
    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
    Japanese, fl. 1790-1813
    Tampankan, printer
    Japanese
    Kinkado of Edo, publisher
    Japanese
    Ogata Kōrin, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1658-1716
    Blind man’s bluff (Mekakushi asobi), Korin gafu (An album of pictures by Korin), 1802
    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)

    Attributed to Shigemasa
    Japanese, 1739-1820
    Parody of child as Benten (Mitate benten), The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    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
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Yoshida on the Tokaido (Tokaido Yoshida), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Lower Meguro (Shima meguro), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Parody of Sofu and Kyoyu (Sofu Kyoya), Abbreviated wise men with customs of today, 1770’s
    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
    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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    The temple Honganji, Asakusa, in the eastern capital (Toto asakusa honganji)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    The temple Honganji, Asakusa, in the eastern capital (Toto asakusa honganji), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Fuji behind Minobu River (Minobugawa ura fuji), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Lake Suwa, Shinano Province (Shinshu suwako), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Hodogaya on the Tokaido (Tokaido hodogaya), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Kajikazawa in Kai Province (Koshu kajikazawa), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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

  • Objects

    Parody of child as Fukurokuju (Mitate fukurokuju)

    Attributed to Shigemasa
    Japanese, 1739-1820
    Parody of child as Fukurokuju (Mitate fukurokuju), The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    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)

    Attributed to Shigemasa
    Japanese, 1739-1820
    Parody of child as Hotei (Mitate hotei), The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    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
    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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    Peony and phoenix (Botan ni hoo)

    Utagawa Hiroshige
    Japanese, 1797-1858
    Peony and phoenix (Botan ni hoo), A set of envelopes of the fifty-three stations [of the Tokaido ], late 18th century-mid 19th century
    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
    Japanese
    Kneeling Woman: “Red”, Five Colors
    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
    Japanese, 1797-1858
    Kichizō Tsutaya, publisher
    Japanese
    Sagami River (Sagamigawa), The thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, 19th century
    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
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Suzuki Harunobu, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Cockerels fighting under flowering peach (Niwatori awase to momo), ca. 1773
    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
    Japanese
    Juka Sekijo, previous attribution
    Japanese, fl. ca. 1800-1807
    Iwatoya Kisaburo, publisher
    Japanese
    Pine; hawk eyeing sparrows (Matsu; suzume o osou taka), ca. 1800
    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
    Japanese, 1754-1806
    Omiya Gonkuro, publisher
    Japanese, 18th century
    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) ), Chushingura parodied by famous beauties: a set of 12 prints, ca. 1794-1795
    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
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Sekiya village on the Sumida River (Sumidagawa sekiya no sato), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    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
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Mount Fuji from Kanaya on the Tokaido (Tokaido kanaya no fuji), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, late 18th century-mid 19th century
    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
    Japanese, fl. 1770-1780
    The sixth month, Year of the Dragon (Junishi tatsu minazuki), 1770’s
    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
    Japanese, 1757-1820
    Hokusai, previous attribution
    Japanese, fl. 1789-1818
    Pheasants and Heath Roses (Boke ni kiji), ca. 1810
    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)

    Attributed to Shigemasa
    Japanese, 1739-1820
    Parody of child as Ebisu (Mitate ebisu) (Shichifukujin), The Seven Gods of Good Fortune, 1780’s
    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
    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

  • Objects

    Young man and woman with falcons (Danjo to taka)

    Ippitsusai Bunro
    Japanese
    Bunro ga, block carver
    Japanese
    Ezakiya Kichibei, publisher
    Japanese
    Young man and woman with falcons (Danjo to taka), 1800-1810
    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
    Page from the Mustard Seed Garden Manual, 19th century
    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
    Page from the Mustard Seed Garden Manual, 19th century
    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
    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