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    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

    Ishikawa DanjuroIII (Sandaime Ishikawa Danjuro)

    Ishikawa Toyonobu
    Japanese, 1711-1780
    Ishikawa DanjuroIII (Sandaime Ishikawa Danjuro), 1740’s
    Polychrome wood block print with marbled background
    Sheet: 33.7 x 46.7 cm (13 1/4 x 18 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1067

  • 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

    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

    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

    Pheasant, bird and peonies (Botan ni kinkei to kotori)

    Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Pheasant, bird and peonies (Botan ni kinkei to kotori), 1770’s
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 70.5 x 11.3 cm (27 3/4 x 4 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.646

  • Objects

    Ichikawa Yaozo II

    Ippitsusai Bunchō
    Japanese, fl. ca. 1765-1792
    Ichikawa Yaozo II, ca. 1770
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 29.8 x 14.3 cm (11 3/4 x 5 5/8 inches) (Mat size: B)
    Museum collection, by exchange 47.018

  • Objects

    Fidelity (Shin)

    Suzuki Harunobu
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Fidelity (Shin), The Five Cardinal Virtues, ca. 1767
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 26.7 x 20.2 cm (10 1/2 x 7 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1078

  • 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

    The actors Ichimura Takenojo as Kudo Suketsune and Sanjo Kantaro as the princess Tatsuhime in the play Hinazuru unagasu Soga performed at the Ichimura Theatre 1722.11

    Nishimura Shigenaga
    Japanese, ca. 1697-1756
    Omiya Kyuhei, publisher
    Japanese
    The actors Ichimura Takenojo as Kudo Suketsune and Sanjo Kantaro as the princess Tatsuhime in the play Hinazuru unagasu Soga performed at the Ichimura Theatre 1722.11, late 1730’s
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 33.7 x 15.9 cm (13 1/4 x 6 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1064

  • Objects

    Cormorants on boat and pinks (Nadeshiko ni ubune)

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan; Tokyo
    Isoda Koryūsai, previous attribution
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Suzuki Harunobu, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Murataya Jirobei, publisher
    Japanese
    Cormorants on boat and pinks (Nadeshiko ni ubune), 1770’s
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 26.5 x 17.8 cm (10 7/16 x 7 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.544

  • 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

    Courtesan Fujinoto smoking by a heater (kotatsu) (Fujinoto)

    Suzuki Harunobu
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Endo Matsugoro, block carver
    Japanese, 18th century
    Courtesan Fujinoto smoking by a heater (kotatsu) (Fujinoto), From the Illustrated Book of Collected Beauties from the Licensed Quarter (Ehon seiro bijin awase), 1770
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 21.4 x 14.6 cm (8 7/16 x 5 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1079

  • 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

    Tethered falcon (Taka)

    Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Tethered falcon (Taka), 1770’s
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 25.2 x 17.8 cm (9 15/16 x 7 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.543

  • Objects

    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

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    Kingfisher and Iris (Kakitsubata ni kawasemi)

    Attributed to Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Suzuki Harunobu, previous attribution
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Kingfisher and Iris (Kakitsubata ni kawasemi), 1770’s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Hashira-e: 64.8 x 12.1 cm (25 1/2 x 4 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.637

  • 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

    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

    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

  • Objects

    Pheasants and pine in snow (Sessho ni kinkei)

    Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Pheasants and pine in snow (Sessho ni kinkei), 1770’s
    Polychrome woodblock pillar print
    Image: 70.5 x 12.7 cm (27 3/4 x 5 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.638

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Plum (Ume)

    Gyodai
    Japanese, 1st half of the 19th century
    Sakuseki, previous attribution
    Japanese, 19th century
    Plum (Ume)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 19.4 x 16.7 cm (7 5/8 x 6 9/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.624

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Parody of Kinko (Mitate kinko)

    Suzuki Harunobu
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Parody of Kinko (Mitate kinko), ca. 1768
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 69.2 x 11.9 cm (27 1/4 x 4 11/16 inches)
    Bequest of Isaac C. Bates 13.1050

  • Objects

    Courtesan and kamuro (Yujo to kamuro)

    Suzuki Harunobu
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Courtesan and kamuro (Yujo to kamuro), ca. 1770
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 68.6 x 11.9 cm (27 x 4 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1087

  • 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

    Courtesan Utena of the Shinkanaya by a hibachi (Shinkanaya Utena)

    Suzuki Harunobu
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Endo Matsugoro, block carver
    Japanese, 18th century
    Courtesan Utena of the Shinkanaya by a hibachi (Shinkanaya Utena), From the Illustrated Book of Collected Beauties from the Licensed Quarter (Ehon seiro bijin awase), 1770
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 21.6 x 14.6 cm (8 1/2 x 5 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1081

  • Objects

    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

  • 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

    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

  • Objects

    Beauty and birdcage (Bijin to torikago)

    Suzuki Harunobu
    Japanese, 1724-1770
    Beauty and birdcage (Bijin to torikago), ca. 1770
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 67 x 12.2 cm (26 3/8 x 4 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1086

  • Objects

    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

    Segawa Kikunojo II as the princess Usuyukihime (Nidai Segawa Kikunojo Usuyukihime)

    Torii Kiyomitsu I
    Japanese, ca. 1735-1785
    Yamashiroya, publisher
    Japanese
    Segawa Kikunojo II as the princess Usuyukihime (Nidai Segawa Kikunojo Usuyukihime), ca. 1760
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 31.1 x 13.7 cm (12 1/4 x 5 3/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1073

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

    Ducks (Kamo)

    Nishimura Shigenaga
    Japanese, ca. 1697-1756
    Igaya Kanemon, publisher
    Japanese
    Ducks (Kamo), 1740’s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 33.5 x 15.1 cm (13 3/16 x 5 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.291

  • Objects

    Orchids, Butterfly, and Rock (Jiezi yuan hua zhuan)

    Unknown artist, Chinese
    Orchids, Butterfly, and Rock (Jiezi yuan hua zhuan), Mustard Seed Garden Manual of Painting, possibly 1701 edition
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Length: 26.7 cm (10 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.610

  • Objects

    Otani Hiroji II (Nidai Otani Hiroji)

    Torii Kiyoshige
    Japanese, fl. 1720s-1760s
    Nishinomiya Shinroku, publisher
    Otani Hiroji II (Nidai Otani Hiroji), Collected nicknames of the floating world, 1750s-1760s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 29.4 x 13.2 cm (11 9/16 x 5 3/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1074

  • Objects

    Segawa Kikunojo I as a courtesan (Segawa Kikunojo)

    Attributed to Okumura Toshinobu
    Japanese
    Murataya Jirobei, publisher
    Japanese
    Segawa Kikunojo I as a courtesan (Segawa Kikunojo), 1740’s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 31 x 14.6 cm (12 3/16 x 5 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1058

  • Objects

    Peacock and insect (Kujaku to mushi)

    Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Peacock and insect (Kujaku to mushi), 1770’s
    Polychrome wood block print
    Plate: 26 x 17.8 cm (10 1/4 x 7 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.548

  • Objects

    Actor as a street vendor selling hand towels and scent pouches in the shapes of kimono sleeves (Sanogawa Ichimatsu?)

    Torii Kiyotomo
    Japanese, fl. 1720-1740s
    Actor as a street vendor selling hand towels and scent pouches in the shapes of kimono sleeves (Sanogawa Ichimatsu?), mid-1720s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 30.3 x 15.1 cm (11 15/16 x 5 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1061

  • 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

    Dragon and tiger (Ryuko)

    Shigemasa
    Japanese, 1739-1820
    Urokogataya Magobei, publisher
    Japanese
    Dragon and tiger (Ryuko), 1770’s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 70.5 x 12.1 cm (27 3/4 x 4 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1093

  • Objects

    The actor Ichikawa Danjuro V in a scene from Soga monogatari (The Revenge of the Soga Brothers) (godai Ichikawa Danj?r?Soga monogatari)

    Attributed to Katsukawa Shunkō
    Japanese, 1743-1812
    The actor Ichikawa Danjuro V in a scene from Soga monogatari (The Revenge of the Soga Brothers) (godai Ichikawa Danj?r?Soga monogatari), late 1770’s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 30.8 x 13.3 cm (12 1/8 x 5 1/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1332

  • 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

    The actor Nakamura Tomijuro in a female role (Nakamura Tomijuro)

    Katsukawa Shunshō
    Japanese, 1725-1792
    The actor Nakamura Tomijuro in a female role (Nakamura Tomijuro), 1770’s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 30.6 x 14.8 cm (12 1/16 x 5 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1104

  • 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

    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

    Rock ptarmigan and pine (Matsu ni raicho)

    Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Rock ptarmigan and pine (Matsu ni raicho), 1770’s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 25.4 x 19.1 cm (10 x 7 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.550

  • 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

    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

    The actor Segawa Kikunojo II playing a hand drum (nidai Segawa Kikunojo)

    Torii Kiyomitsu I
    Japanese, ca. 1735-1785
    Yamashiroya, publisher
    Japanese
    The actor Segawa Kikunojo II playing a hand drum (nidai Segawa Kikunojo), early 1760s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 31 x 13.8 cm (12 3/16 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1072

  • 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

    The actor Ichikawa Danjuro V as Enya Hangan in Chushingura (Enya Hangan Ichikawa Danjuro godai)

    Kitao Masanobu
    Japanese, 1761-1816
    The actor Ichikawa Danjuro V as Enya Hangan in Chushingura (Enya Hangan Ichikawa Danjuro godai), late 1770’s-early 1780’s
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 31.1 x 13.8 cm (12 1/4 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1116

  • 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

    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

    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

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    The left panel of a triptych showing the courtesan Yugiri of the Ogiya (OgiyaYugiri)

    Ishikawa Toyonobu
    Japanese, 1711-1780
    Murataya Jirobei, publisher
    Japanese
    The left panel of a triptych showing the courtesan Yugiri of the Ogiya (OgiyaYugiri), Left sheet (naka) of the triptych of Miyakoji kobai, 1730’s
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 31 x 14.3 cm (12 3/16 x 5 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1068

  • 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

    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

    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

    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

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • 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

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Ro (Seaweed), episode 2 from Ise Monogatari (Ro)

    Katsukawa Shunshō
    Japanese, 1725-1792
    Ro (Seaweed), episode 2 from Ise Monogatari (Ro), Fashionable brocade pictures of Tales of Ise, ca. 1772-1773
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 22.4 x 15.6 cm (8 13/16 x 6 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1105

  • Objects

    Mandarin ducks and plum in snow (Setsubai ni oshidori)

    Isoda Koryūsai
    Japanese, active ca. 1764-1788
    Mandarin ducks and plum in snow (Setsubai ni oshidori), mid 18th century-late 18th century
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 23.8 x 17.8 cm (9 3/8 x 7 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.546

  • Objects

    The actors Tamazawa Saijiro as Koto no naishi; NakamuraShichisaburo II as Yoshisada (Nitta Yoshisada); and Toshigawa…as Daito no miya (Princess Daito)

    Torii Kiyomasu II
    Japanese
    Urokogataya Magobei, publisher
    Japanese
    The actors Tamazawa Saijiro as Koto no naishi; NakamuraShichisaburo II as Yoshisada (Nitta Yoshisada); and Toshigawa…as Daito no miya (Princess Daito), late 1720s-early 1730s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 31 x 14.6 cm (12 3/16 x 5 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1055

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Bush warbler and plum (Ume ni uguisu)

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan; Tokyo
    Hankoku
    Japanese, 1st half of the 19th century
    Bush warbler and plum (Ume ni uguisu)
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 18.9 x 22.4 cm (7 7/16 x 8 13/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. John D. Rockefeller, Jr. 34.627

  • Objects

    The actor Arashi Hinaji as a courtesan (Arashi hinaji)

    Torii Kiyomitsu I
    Japanese, ca. 1735-1785
    Urokogataya Magobei, publisher
    Japanese
    The actor Arashi Hinaji as a courtesan (Arashi hinaji), 1760s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 31.1 x 14 cm (12 1/4 x 5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1071

  • Objects

    The right panel of a triptych showing the courtesan Koito of the Itoya

    Ishikawa Toyonobu
    Japanese, 1711-1780
    Murataya Jirobei, publisher
    Japanese
    The right panel of a triptych showing the courtesan Koito of the Itoya, Right sheet (migi) of the triptych of Miyakoji kobai, 1730’s
    Polychrome wood block print
    Sheet: 31.4 x 13.8 cm (12 3/8 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1069

  • Objects

    The actor Anegawa Daikichi as the wife Okuwa (Anegawa Daikichi:...nyobo Okuwa)

    Torii Kiyomitsu I
    Japanese, ca. 1735-1785
    Kichiemon Emiya, publisher
    Japanese
    The actor Anegawa Daikichi as the wife Okuwa (Anegawa Daikichi:…nyobo Okuwa), late 1750’s - early 1760’s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Sheet: 30.2 x 14 cm (11 7/8 x 5 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1070

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Actor in a female role (Onnagata)

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan; Tokyo
    Actor in a female role (Onnagata), early 18th century
    Polychrome woodblock print with glue and metallic powders
    Sheet: 25.1 x 13.8 cm (9 7/8 x 5 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1329

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Actor in a female role (Onnagata)

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan; Tokyo
    Actor in a female role (Onnagata), early 18th century
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 23 x 11.8 cm (9 1/16 x 4 5/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1303

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    Ebisu

    Attributed to Okumura Masanobu
    Japanese, 1686-1764
    Ebisu, mid 1740’s
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 29.5 x 15.1 cm (11 5/8 x 5 15/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1057

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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

  • Objects

    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