Collection

Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today. Of these objects, 2,178 of them are on view in the museum now. 82,913 of them are available online. There are 920 recent acquisitions. All of our collection records are living documents. They are frequently revised and enhanced.

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Kitagawa Utamaro

Small Bird and Japanese Morning Glories (Asagao ni kotori), 1790's

Kitagawa Utamaro

Cockerel, hen and Japanese meadow buntin (Niwatori to hojiro), ca. 1790

Kitagawa Utamaro

A mitate (parody) of Act 9 of Chushingura (Treasury of the Loyal Retainers) (Kyu-danme(Act 9)), ca. 1798-1799

Kitagawa Utamaro

Left panel of the triptych Washing and Stretching Cloth (Arai-bari), ca. 1796-1797

Kitagawa Utamaro

Flower Arrangement with Confederate Rose (Seika fuyô), 1790's

Kitagawa Utamaro

The courtesan Hanaogi of the Ogiya with her shinzo Yoshino and Tatsuta and kamuro (Ogiya no nai Hanaogi Yoshino Tatsuta), ca.1795

Kitagawa Utamaro

A parody (mitate) of Act 5 of Chūshingura (Treasury of the Loyal Retainers) with a courtesan of the Naniwaya (go-danme (Act 5) Naniwaya (inscribed to l. of figure) ), ca. 1794-1795