Collection

Our collection currently contains more than 100,000 works of art and design dating from ancient times to today. Of these objects, 3,352 of them are on view in the museum now. 81,370 of them are available online. There are 3,867 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
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Kitagawa Utamaro

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

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

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

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

Ushiwakamaru (Minamoto no Yoshitsune) serenading Jorurihime [Lady Joruri] by flute (Ushiwakamaru jorurihime), 1790's
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Kitagawa Utamaro

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