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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

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    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

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    Kintai (Brocade) Bridge, Suo Province (Suo no kuni kintaibashi)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Kintai (Brocade) Bridge, Suo Province (Suo no kuni kintaibashi), Wondrous views of famous bridges in the various provinces, ca. 1831-1832
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 24.9 x 36.8 cm (9 13/16 x 14 1/2 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1225

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    Seven-column priest's robe with court-dance theme

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Seven-column priest’s robe with court-dance theme, 1736
    Silk compound weave with supplementary silk and gold-leaf paper patterning wefts
    Length: 210.8 cm (83 inches)
    Bequest of Lucy T. Aldrich 55.408

  • 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

    Textile fragment

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Textile fragment, 18th century
    Silk, gold metallic-paper-wrapped thread; compound weave, continuous supplementary weft patterning
    Length: 25.4 cm (10 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 08.097

  • 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

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    Kirifuri falls at Mount Kurokami, Shimotsuke Province (Shimotsuke kurokamiyama kirifuri no taki)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Kirifuri falls at Mount Kurokami, Shimotsuke Province (Shimotsuke kurokamiyama kirifuri no taki), A journey to the waterfalls of the various provinces, ca. 1831-1832
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 37.6 x 25.7 cm (14 13/16 x 10 1/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1216

  • 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

    Hakone Lake in Sagami Province (Soshu Hakone no kosui)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Hakone Lake in Sagami Province (Soshu Hakone no kosui), from the series Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1829-1833
    Polychrome woodblock print
    Image: 25.6 x 37.8 cm (10 1/16 x 14 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1202

  • Objects

    Fujimigahara [Fuji-view fields], Owari Province (Bishu fujimigahara)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Fujimigahara [Fuji-view fields], Owari Province (Bishu fujimigahara), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1830-1831
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 25.4 x 37.5 cm (10 x 14 3/4 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1182

  • 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

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    Chinese Warrior on Hoseback

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    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

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    Landscape

    Unknown artist, Japanese
    In the style of Tōyo Sesshū
    Japanese, 1420-1506
    Landscape, 16th century or later
    Ink and color on paper
    146.1 x 77.5 cm (57 1/2 x 30 1/2 inches)
    Bequest of John M. Crawford, Jr. 1989.110.94

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    Aoigaoka Falls in the eastern capital (Toto aoigaoka no taki )

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Aoigaoka Falls in the eastern capital (Toto aoigaoka no taki ), A journey to the waterfalls of the various provinces, ca. 1831-1832
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 37.5 x 25.6 cm (14 3/4 x 10 1/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1223

  • 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

    Tenma Bridge, Setsu Province (Sesshu tenmabashi)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Tenma Bridge, Setsu Province (Sesshu tenmabashi), Wondrous views of famous bridges in the various provinces, ca. 1831-1832
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 23 x 32.2 cm (9 1/16 x 12 11/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1224

  • 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

    Abridged view of the Tago coast near Ejiri on the Tokaido (Tokaido ejiri tago no ura ryakuzu)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Abridged view of the Tago coast near Ejiri on the Tokaido (Tokaido ejiri tago no ura ryakuzu), Thirty-six views of Mount Fuji, ca. 1831-1832
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 24.8 x 36.7 cm (9 3/4 x 14 7/16 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1199

  • 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

    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

    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

    Ono Falls on the Kisokaido (Kisokaido ono no bakufu)

    Katsushika Hokusai
    Japanese, 1760-1849
    Nishimuraya Yohachi, publisher
    Japanese
    Ono Falls on the Kisokaido (Kisokaido ono no bakufu), A journey to the waterfalls of the various provinces, ca. 1831-1832
    Polychrome wood block print
    Image: 37.6 x 25.1 cm (14 13/16 x 9 7/8 inches)
    Gift of Mrs. Gustav Radeke 20.1222

  • 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

    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

    Nō Theater Costume (Karaori)

    Unknown artist, Japanese, Japan
    Nō Theater Costume (Karaori), late 18th-early 19th century
    Silk, gold-leaf gilt paper; twill weave, continuous supplementary weft, discontinuous supplementary-weft patterning
    Gift of Miss Lucy T. Aldrich 35.474

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    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

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    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