Detail from Imazu Tatsuyuki's "Peacock and Cherry Tree" painted in greens, white, beige, and blues on a folding screen Detail from Imazu Tatsuyuki's "Peacock and Cherry Tree" painted in greens, white, beige, and blues on a folding screen
New Rotation

Japan: A History of Style

March 8, 2021 – April 24, 2022

Previously on view at The Met Fifth Avenue , 223–232
Free with Museum admission

Fudō Myōō, the Immovable Wisdom King (Achala Vidyaraja), Kaikei, Japanese cypress with lacquer, color, gold, cut gold leaf (kirikane), and inlaid crystal eyes, Japan

Fudō Myōō, the Immovable Wisdom King (Achala Vidyaraja)

Kaikei (Japanese, active 1183–1223)
early 13th century
A Mirror of Gathered Seaweed (Mokagami), Various calligraphers, Album of 301 calligraphy fragments; mostly ink on paper, some on dyed or decorated paper, Japan

A Mirror of Gathered Seaweed (Mokagami)

Various calligraphers
8th–17th century
Four-Legged Jar with Lid, Stoneware with natural ash glaze (Sue ware), Japan

Four-Legged Jar with Lid

Japan
8th century
Long-Necked Bottle, Stoneware with natural ash glaze and incised decoration (Sue ware), Japan

Long-Necked Bottle

Japan
8th century
Jar, Stoneware with natural ash glaze (Sue ware), Japan

Jar

Japan
ca.9th century
“The Historical Buddha Preaching,” a section from The Illustrated Sutra of Past and Present Karma (Kako genzai inga kyō emaki), Unidentified artist, Handscroll section mounted as a hanging scroll;  ink and color on paper, Japan
The Illustrated Sutra of Past and Present Karma (Kako genzai inga kyō emaki), Unidentified artist, Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Japan

The Illustrated Sutra of Past and Present Karma (Kako genzai inga kyō emaki)

Unidentified artist Japanese, active late 13th century
late 13th century
Three poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern (Kokin wakashū), known as the “Imaki Fragment” (Imaki-gire), Fujiwara no Norinaga, Page from a booklet, mounted as hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan
Three Poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern (Kokin wakashū), one of the Araki Fragments (Araki-gire), Fujiwara no Yukinari (Kōzei), Page from a booklet mounted as a hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan

Three Poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern (Kokin wakashū), one of the Araki Fragments (Araki-gire)

Attributed to Fujiwara no Yukinari (Kōzei) (Japanese, 972–1027)
11th century
Urn, Stoneware with natural ash glaze (Sue ware), Japan

Urn

Japan
8th century
Four-Legged jar, Stoneware with green glaze and relief decoration (Sanage ware), Japan

Four-Legged jar

Japan
9th century
Page from the Collection of Poems by Lady Ise (Ise shū), Page from a booklet mounted as a hanging scroll; ink on decorated paper, Japan
Three poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern (Kokin wakashū)

, Fujiwara no Tameyori, Page from a booklet mounted as a hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan

Three poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern (Kokin wakashū)

Traditionally attributed to Fujiwara no Tameyori (Japanese, 939?–998)
13th century
Water Dropper in the Shape of a Chrysanthemum, Molded porcelain with cobalt blue under transparent glaze (Mikawachi ware), Japan
Three Poems from the Later Collection of Japanese Poems (Gosen wakashū), Monk Saigyō, Page from a booklet, mounted as hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan

Three Poems from the Later Collection of Japanese Poems (Gosen wakashū)

Traditionally attributed to Monk Saigyō (Japanese, 1118–1190)
late 12th century
Brush Rest (Fude-oki) in the Shape of a Narcissus Spray and Blossoming Plum Branch, Molded porcelain with cobalt blue under transparent glaze (Mikawachi ware), Japan
Two Poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern, Continued (Zoku Kokin wakashū)

, Nun Abutsu, Page from a booklet, mounted as a hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan

Two Poems from the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern, Continued (Zoku Kokin wakashū)

Traditionally attributed to Nun Abutsu (Japanese, died 1283)
13th century
Paperweight (Bunchin) with Maple Branch and Bugaku Hat from “An Imperial Celebration of Autumn Foliage” (Momiji no ga), Chapter 7 of The Tale of Genji

, Molded porcelain with cobalt blue under transparent glaze (Mikawachi ware), Japan
Portrait of En no Gyōja, Jakusai 寂済, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

Portrait of En no Gyōja

Attributed to Jakusai 寂済 (Japanese, 1348–1424)
late 14th–15th century
Four Poems from the Sekido Version of the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern (Sekido-bon Kokin wakashū) 
, Fujiwara no Yukinari 藤原行成, Two pages from a booklet mounted as hanging scroll; ink on dyed paper, Japan

Four Poems from the Sekido Version of the Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern (Sekido-bon Kokin wakashū)

Traditionally attributed to Fujiwara no Yukinari 藤原行成 (Japanese, 972–1027)
mid- to late 11th century
Page from the Sekido-bon Version of the “Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern” (Sekido-bon Kokinshū, Fujiwara no Yukinari 藤原行成, Page from a bound booklet mounted as a hanging scroll; ink on dyed paper, Japan

Page from the Sekido-bon Version of the “Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern” (Sekido-bon Kokinshū

Traditionally attributed to Fujiwara no Yukinari 藤原行成 (Japanese, 972–1027)
mid- to late 11th century
Poems from the “Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern,” known as the “Murasame Fragments

Poems from the “Collection of Poems Ancient and Modern,” known as the “Murasame Fragments" (Murasame-gire)

Traditionally attributed to Nijō Tameyo (Japanese, 1250–1338)
early 14th century
Mirror with Zaō Gongen
, Bronze with hairline engraving, Japan

Mirror with Zaō Gongen

Japan
11th–12th century
Zaō Gongen, Gilt bronze with incised decoration, Japan

Zaō Gongen

Japan
11th century
Zaō Gongen, Wood, gilt bronze, colored beads, and crystal, Japan

Zaō Gongen

Japan
14th century
The “Kōetsu Version” of Waka Poems of the Thirty-six Immortals of Poetry (Kōetsu-bon Waka Sanjūrokkasen) 和歌三十歌仙, Unidentified artist, Woodblock printed book; ink on paper, Japan
The Poet Koōgimi, from the “Fujifusa Version” of Thirty-six Poetic Immortals (Fujifusa-bon Sanjūrokkasen emaki)l, Handscroll fragment mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Japan
Ariwara Narihira, from the “Fujifusa Version” of Thirty-six Poetic Immortals (Fujifusa-bon Sanjūrokkasen emaki), Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Japan
Minamoto no Muneyuki, from the “Fujifusa Version” of Thirty-six Poetic Immortals (Fujifusa-bon Sanjūrokkasen emaki), Unidentified, Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Japan
The Poet Fujiwara Kiyotada, from the “Narikane Version” of Thirty-six Poetic Immortals, Unidentified artist, Section of a handscroll mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Japan
The Poet Kiyohara Motosuke, from the “Tameshige Version” of Thirty-six Poetic Immortals (Tameshige-bon Jidai fudō utawase emaki), Unidentified artist, Section of a handscroll mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Japan
The Poets Henjō and Jichin, from Stylus-Illustrated Competition of Poets of Different Periods (Mokuhitsu jidai fudō uta awase-e), Unidentified artist, Fragment of a handscroll, mounted as a hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan
Golden Tablets, Shinoda Tōkō 篠田桃紅, Ink and gofun (ground-shell pigment) on gilded paper, Japan

Golden Tablets

Shinoda Tōkō 篠田桃紅 (Japanese, 1913–2021)
2011
Male and Female Shinto Deities, Japanese cypress with traces of color, Japan
Teika’s Ten Styles of Japanese Poetry, Unidentified, Album of ten leaves; ink and color on paper, Japan

Teika’s Ten Styles of Japanese Poetry

Unidentified Artist
early 18th century
Shinto Deity as a Seated Courtier, Wood; single-block (ichiboku-zukuri) construction, with traces of red and black pigment, Japan

Shinto Deity as a Seated Courtier

Japan
11th–12th century
Bugaku Mask (Sanju), Wood with remains of red and black pigments, Japan

Bugaku Mask (Sanju)

Japan
12th century
The Four Deities of Mount Kōya, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk, Japan

The Four Deities of Mount Kōya

Japan
late 14th century
Illustrated Handscrolls of The Tale of Genji, Ryūjo (Tatsujo), Five handscrolls; ink and color on paper (illustrations); ink on paper (texts), Japan

Illustrated Handscrolls of The Tale of Genji

Ryūjo (Tatsujo) (Japanese, active late 16th century)
1594
Dragon King, Unidentified, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk, Japan

Dragon King

Unidentified Artist
16th–17th century
“Taira no Koremori’s Farewell,”  from The Tale of the Heike (Heike monogatari), Iwasa Matabei (Katsumochi), Hanging scroll; ink, color, gold and silver on paper, Japan

“Taira no Koremori’s Farewell,” from The Tale of the Heike (Heike monogatari)

Iwasa Matabei (Katsumochi) (Japanese, 1578–1650)
ca. 1640
Chinese Couplet by Bai Juyi and Waka by Fujiwara no Toshiyuki (partial) from “Japanese and Chinese Poems to Sing” (Wakan rōeishū), Konoe Sakihisa 近衛前久, Handscroll section mounted as hanging scroll; ink on dyed and decorated paper, Japan
Dainichi, the Cosmic Buddha (Mahavairocana), Wood with lacquer and gold leaf, Japan
One of the Four Heavenly Kings, Wood with traces of color, Japan
Jar in Meiping Shape with Incised Floral Design, Stoneware with brown iron glaze (Ko-Seto ware), Japan
One of the Four Heavenly Kings, Wood with traces of color, Japan
Fudō Myōō (Achala Vidyaraja), The Immovable Wisdom King, Mokujiki Shōnin, Chisel-carved (natabori) wood, Japan

Fudō Myōō (Achala Vidyaraja), The Immovable Wisdom King

Mokujiki Shōnin (Japanese, 1718–1810)
1805
Altar Cabinet (Zushi) for Fudō Myōō, Unidentified artist, Wood, Japan

Altar Cabinet (Zushi) for Fudō Myōō

Unidentified artist
19th century
Amida, the Buddha of Limitless Light, Wood with lacquer, gold leaf, and color, Japan
Jizō, Bodhisattva of the Earth Store (Kshitigarbha), Wood with lacquer, pigment, and cut gold, Japan
The Bodhisattva Kannon (Avalokiteshvara), Cypress wood; single-block construction (ichiboku-zukuri), Japan
Jūichimen Kannon, the Bodhisattva of Compassion with Eleven Heads (Avalokiteshvara), Wood with lacquer, gold leaf, and metal decoration , Japan
Shaka (Shakyamuni), the Historical Buddha, with Two Attendant Bodhisattvas and Sixteen Benevolent Deities, Unidentified artist, Hanging scroll; ink, color, gold, and cut gold on silk, Japan
Shaka (Shakyamuni), the Historical Buddha, with Two Attendant Bodhisattvas and the Ten Great Disciples, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk, Japan
Mandala of the Bodhisattva Monju (Manjushri) of the Eight Syllables, Hanging scroll; ink, color, gold, and gold leaf on silk, Japan
Memyō Bosatsu (Ashvaghosha Bodhisattva) Mounted on a Horse, Unidentified, Hanging scroll; ink, color and gold on paper, Japan
Iconographic Drawing of the Bodhisattva Memyō (Ashvaghosha), Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Japan
The Bodhisattva Monju (Manjushri) with Five Topknots, Unidentified, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk, Japan

The Bodhisattva Monju (Manjushri) with Five Topknots

Unidentified Artist, Japanese
14th century
The Bodhisattva Monju (Manjushri) with Eight Topknots, Gilt bronze, Japan
Shaka (Shakyamuni), the Historical Buddha, with Two Attendant Bodhisattvas and Sixteen Arhats, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk, Japan
Ten Rakan Examining a Painting of White-Robed Kannon, Katō Nobukiyo, Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Japan

Ten Rakan Examining a Painting of White-Robed Kannon

Katō Nobukiyo (Japanese, 1734–1810)
1788–92
Portrait of Dengyō Daishi (Saichō), Unidentified, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk, Japan

Portrait of Dengyō Daishi (Saichō)

Unidentified Artist
early 18th century
Prince Shōtoku at Age Sixteen, Painted wood with inlaid crystal eyes, Japan
Six of the Twelve Divine Generals (Jūni shinshō), Wood with lacquer, color, gold, and inlaid crystal eyes, Japan
Fragment of Vol. 157 of Sutra of the Perfection of Wisdom (Mahaprajnaparamita sutra; Daihannyaharamittakyō) 大般若波羅蜜多経巻第一百五十七, Unidentified artist, Woodblock printed book (orihon, accordion-style); ink on paper, Japan
Illustrated Legends of the Origins of the Kumano Shrines

, Set of three handscrolls; ink and color on paper, Japan
Ritual Ewer, Gilt bronze, Japan

Ritual Ewer

Japan
13th century
Daishōjin Bosatsu, from “Album of Buddhist Deities from the Diamond World and Womb World Mandalas”, Takuma Tametō, Fragment of an album, mounted as a hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on paper, Japan

Daishōjin Bosatsu, from “Album of Buddhist Deities from the Diamond World and Womb World Mandalas”

Attributed to Takuma Tametō (Japanese, active ca. 1132–74)
12th century
Ōtsu-e of Shōmen Kongōyasha (Vajrayaksha), Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on paper, Japan

Ōtsu-e of Shōmen Kongōyasha (Vajrayaksha)

Japan
probably late 16th–early 17th century
Mandala of the Bodhisattva Hannya (Prajnaparamita), Hanging scroll; ink, color, gold, and gold foil on silk, Japan
Chōmeiji Temple Pilgrimage Mandala, Hanging scroll remounted as a two-panel folding screen; ink, color, gofun (ground shell pigment), and gold on paper, Japan

Chōmeiji Temple Pilgrimage Mandala

Japan
second quarter 16th century
“The Mountain is Empty;  A Pinecone Falls”, Zekkai Chūshin 絶海中津, Hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan

“The Mountain is Empty; A Pinecone Falls”

Zekkai Chūshin 絶海中津 (Japanese, 1336–1405)
late 14th century

"Abiding Nowhere, the Awakened Mind Arises”

Musō Soseki (Japanese, 1275–1351)
early 14th century
The Torii Gate of Gion Shrine, Sliding doors (fusama) remounted as a two-panel folding screen; ink, color, and gold on paper, Japan

The Torii Gate of Gion Shrine

Japan
early 17th century
Shaka (Shakyamuni), The Historical Buddha, Descending from the Mountains, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan
Landscapes of the Four Seasons, Keison, Pair of hanging scrolls; ink on paper, Japan

Landscapes of the Four Seasons

Keison (Japanese, active mid-16th century)
mid-16th century
Quail, Sparrows, and Millet, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

Quail, Sparrows, and Millet

Japan
early 16th century
Musk Cat, Uto Gyoshi, Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Japan

Musk Cat

Uto Gyoshi (Japanese, active second half of 16th century)
mid–late 16th century
Birds and Flowers, Kano Yukinobu 狩野之信, Diptych of hanging scrolls; ink on paper, Japan

Birds and Flowers

Attributed to Kano Yukinobu 狩野之信 (Japanese, ca. 1513–1575)
mid-16th century
White-robed Kannon, Hanging scroll; ink on silk, Japan

White-robed Kannon

Japan
14th century
Gibbons in a Landscape, Sesson Shūkei 雪村周継, Pair of six-panel screens; ink on paper, Japan

Gibbons in a Landscape

Sesson Shūkei 雪村周継 (ca. 1504–ca. 1589)
ca. 1570
Mynah Birds, Unidentified artist, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on paper, Japan

Mynah Birds

Unidentified artist Japanese
early 17th century
Tethered Hawks, Soga Chokuan, Twelve paintings mounted as a pair of six-panel folding screens; ink and color on paper, Japan

Tethered Hawks

Various Artists
before 1606
Landscape with Pavilion, Kenkō Shōkei 賢江祥啓, Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Japan

Landscape with Pavilion

Various Artists
1478–80
Flower Vessel, Gilt bronze, Japan

Flower Vessel

Japan
13th century
Hawk on a Pine, Kano Yukinobu 狩野之信, Hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan

Hawk on a Pine

Kano Yukinobu 狩野之信 (Japanese, ca. 1513–1575)
mid-16th century
Flower-shaped Negoro Tray (Kōban) with Three Feet, Wood with coatings of red over black lacquer (Negoro ware), Japan
Brown-Eared Bulbul (Hiyodori) on a Branch of Plum, Kano Shōei, Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Japan

Brown-Eared Bulbul (Hiyodori) on a Branch of Plum

Kano Shōei (Japanese, 1519–1592)
mid- to late 16th century
Round Negoro Tray (Ashitsuki-ban) with Three Feet, Wood with coatings of red over black lacquer (Negoro ware), Japan
Tea Bowl with “Hare’s-Fur” Glaze

, Stoneware with iron glaze (Jian ware), China
Portrait of a Warrior, Unidentified artist, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

Portrait of a Warrior

Unidentified artist Japanese, late 16th century
late 16th century
Hawks, Soga Nichokuan, Pair of hanging scrolls; ink on paper, Japan

Hawks

Soga Nichokuan (Japanese, active mid-17th century)
mid-17th century
Mirror, and Mirror Box (Kagami-bako) with Feather Crest and Peony Scrolls, Lacquered wood with gold hiramaki-e on black lacquer ground; bronze mirror, Japan
Daoist Sage and Hawk, Soga Nichokuan, Pair of fan-shaped paintings mounted on two-panel folding screen; ink on paper, Japan

Daoist Sage and Hawk

Soga Nichokuan (Japanese, active mid-17th century)
mid-17th century
Portrait of Bodhidharma, Hakuin Ekaku 白隠慧鶴, Hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan

Portrait of Bodhidharma

Hakuin Ekaku 白隠慧鶴 (Japanese, 1686–1769)
mid-18th century
Bamboo in Summer, Takahashi Sōhei, Hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan

Bamboo in Summer

Takahashi Sōhei (Japanese, ca 1804.– ca. 1835)
1827
Chinese Poems and Calligraphy, Mitsui Shinna 三井親和, Six-panel folding screen; ink on paper, Japan

Chinese Poems and Calligraphy

Mitsui Shinna 三井親和 (Japanese, 1700–1782)
1779
The Four Accomplishments, Kano Motonobu 狩野元信, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink and color on paper, Japan

The Four Accomplishments

Kano Motonobu 狩野元信 (Japanese, 1477–1559)
mid-16th century
Children Playing in Summer and Winter, Maruyama Ōshin, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on paper, Japan

Children Playing in Summer and Winter

Maruyama Ōshin (Japanese, 1790–1838)
early 19th century
Eight Daoist Immortals Welcoming Jurōjin, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan
Eight Daoist Immortals Welcoming Jurōjin, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan
Moonlit Landscape, Nagasawa Rosetsu 長澤蘆雪, Hanging scroll; ink on silk, Japan

Moonlit Landscape

Nagasawa Rosetsu 長澤蘆雪 (Japanese, 1754–1799)
1794–95
The Daoist Immortal Liezi Flying on a Cloud, Kano Yukinobu 狩野之信, Fan-shaped painting mounted as a hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan

The Daoist Immortal Liezi Flying on a Cloud

Kano Yukinobu 狩野之信 (Japanese, ca. 1513–1575)
16th century
Three Laughers of Tiger Ravine, Sekishō Shōan 石樵昌安, Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on silk, Japan

Three Laughers of Tiger Ravine

Sekishō Shōan 石樵昌安 (Japanese, active mid-16th century)
mid-16th century
Tenjin Traveling to China, Nagasawa Rosetsu 長澤蘆雪, Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Japan

Tenjin Traveling to China

Nagasawa Rosetsu 長澤蘆雪 (Japanese, 1754–1799)
1787–88
Chinese Sages, Kano Sanraku, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink on paper, Japan

Chinese Sages

Attributed to Kano Sanraku (Japanese, 1559–1635)
late 16th–early 17th century
Screens within Screens, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilt paper, Japan

Screens within Screens

Japan
18th century
Eight Daoist Immortals, Cranes, and Gibbons, Kano Tanshin (Morimasa), Triptych of hanging scrolls; ink and color on silk, Japan

Eight Daoist Immortals, Cranes, and Gibbons

Kano Tanshin (Morimasa) (Japanese, 1653–1718)
late 17th–early 18th century
Puppies in the Snow, Nagasawa Rosetsu 長澤蘆雪, Set of four sliding panels mounted as a pair of two-panel screens; ink and color on paper, Japan

Puppies in the Snow

Nagasawa Rosetsu 長澤蘆雪 (Japanese, 1754–1799)
1792–99
Flowers of Spring and Autumn, Ogata Kōrin, Pair of panels; ink and color on cryptomeria wood, Japan

Flowers of Spring and Autumn

Ogata Kōrin (Japanese, 1658–1716)
shortly after 1701
Boat under the Moon, Nagasawa Roshū 長澤蘆洲, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

Boat under the Moon

Nagasawa Roshū 長澤蘆洲 (Japanese, 1767–1847)
early 19th century

Gourd-shaped Flower Basket (Hyōtangata hanakago)

Katō Tōshōsai (Japanese, active early 20th century)
ca. 1920–30s
Jurōjin, Gan Ku (Kishi Ganku), Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

Jurōjin

Gan Ku (Kishi Ganku) (Japanese, 1749–1838)
1838
Poem by Fujiwara no Okikaze with Underpainting of Clematis
, Shōkadō Shōjō 松花堂昭乗, Hanging scroll; ink, gold, and silver on colored paper, Japan
Square Dish with Spring Flowers, Ogata Kenzan, Stoneware with polychrome underglaze enamels, Japan

Square Dish with Spring Flowers

Style of Ogata Kenzan (Japanese, 1663–1743)
18th century
Portrait of Botanka Shōhaku, Maruyama Ōkyo 円山応挙, Hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan

Portrait of Botanka Shōhaku

Maruyama Ōkyo 円山応挙 (Japanese, 1733–1795)
second half 18th century
Picture Album by Old Man Maruyama (En'ō gafu)  円翁画譜, Maruyama Ōkyo 円山応挙, Set of two woodblock printed books; ink and color on paper, Japan

Picture Album by Old Man Maruyama (En'ō gafu) 円翁画譜

After Maruyama Ōkyo 円山応挙 (Japanese, 1733–1795)
1837, third month (Tenpō 8)
Flowering Plants and Vegetables of the Four Seasons, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, light color, and gold leaf on paper, Japan
The Poet Li Bo's Visit to Mount Emei, Shiokawa Bunrin, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink and gold on paper, Japan

The Poet Li Bo's Visit to Mount Emei

Shiokawa Bunrin (Japanese, 1808–1877)
1875
Hexagonal Jar (Rokkaku-tsubo) with Paulownia and Geometric Design, Stoneware with polychrome overglaze enamels and gold (Ko-Kiyomizu ware), Japan
Freshwater Jar (Mizusashi) with Procession of Grasshoppers, Makuzu Kōzan I (Miyagawa Toranosuke), Stoneware with polychrome overglaze enamels and gold; wood lid and ivory knob (Makuzu ware), Japan

Freshwater Jar (Mizusashi) with Procession of Grasshoppers

Makuzu Kōzan I (Miyagawa Toranosuke) (Japanese, 1842–1916)
ca. 1870–80s
Landscape, Watanabe Shikō 渡辺始興, Two-panel folding screen; ink on paper, Japan

Landscape

Watanabe Shikō 渡辺始興 (Japanese, 1683–1755)
first half of the 18th century
Monk Ippen Giving a Warrior the Tonsure after His Wife Took Vows as a Lay Buddhist Nun, Yamada Shinzan, Pair of hanging scrolls; ink, color, and gold on silk, Japan
Cherry and Maple Trees, Sakai Hōitsu, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold leaf on paper, Japan

Cherry and Maple Trees

Sakai Hōitsu (Japanese, 1761–1828)
early 1820s
Four Perfect Views of Waterfalls, Tanaka Raishō, Set of four hanging scrolls; ink and color on silk, Japan

Four Perfect Views of Waterfalls

Tanaka Raishō (Japanese, 1866–1940)
1917
Fragrant Garden under a Hazy Moon, Nakabayashi Chikutō, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

Fragrant Garden under a Hazy Moon

Nakabayashi Chikutō (Japanese, 1776–1853)
1843
Large Flower Basket (Hanakago), Iizuka Hōsai II, Timber bamboo, rattan, and lacquer, Japan

Large Flower Basket (Hanakago)

Iizuka Hōsai II (Japanese, 1872–1934)
ca. 1910s
Shrine Cabinet in the shape of a Mountain Monk’s Backpack (Oi), Iizuka Hōsai II, Timber bamboo and dwarf bamboo, lacquer, Japan

Shrine Cabinet in the shape of a Mountain Monk’s Backpack (Oi)

Iizuka Hōsai II (Japanese, 1872–1934)
1911

Pair of Vases with Phoenix Design and En-suite Stands

Suzuki Chōkichi (Japanese, 1848–1919)
ca. 1877–82
Ryūrikyō Hanging Flower Basket (Ryūrikyō-shiki tsurioki hanakago), Tanabe Chikuunsai I, Smoked dwarf bamboo and rattan, Japan

Ryūrikyō Hanging Flower Basket (Ryūrikyō-shiki tsurioki hanakago)

Tanabe Chikuunsai I (Japanese, 1877–1937)
ca. 1900–20
Document Box (Ryōshibako) with Dayflowers, Okada Akito, Lacquered wood with kinma decoration, Japan

Document Box (Ryōshibako) with Dayflowers

Okada Akito (Japanese, 1910–1968)
ca. 1930s
Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Autumn Grasses and Moon, Unryūan (Kitamura Tatsuō), Lacquered wood with gold takamaki-e, hiramaki-e, togidashimaki-e, cut-out gold foil application, and mother-of-pearl inlay , Japan

Writing Box (Suzuribako) with Autumn Grasses and Moon

Unryūan (Kitamura Tatsuō) (Japanese, born 1952)
2014
Bowl with Handle (Tebachi) with Bamboo in Snow Pattern, Nin'ami Dōhachi (Takahashi Dōhachi II), Stoneware with underglaze iron oxide, white slip, and transparent overglaze (Kyoto ware), Japan

Bowl with Handle (Tebachi) with Bamboo in Snow Pattern

Style of Nin'ami Dōhachi (Takahashi Dōhachi II) (Japanese, 1783–1855)
first half of the19th century
Dish with Bamboo Leaves
, Ogata Kenzan 尾形乾山, Stoneware painted with cobalt blue, cream and iron‑brown slip under a transparent glaze; gold lacquer repair (kintsugi), Japan

Dish with Bamboo Leaves

Style of Ogata Kenzan 尾形乾山 (Japanese, 1663–1743) (?)
18th century
Dish with Bamboo Leaves, Ogata Kenzan 尾形乾山, Stoneware painted with cobalt blue, cream and iron‑brown slip under a transparent glaze; gold lacquer repair (kintsugi), Japan

Dish with Bamboo Leaves

Style of Ogata Kenzan 尾形乾山 (Japanese, 1663–1743) (?)
18th century
Tea-Ceremony Chest (Chadansu), Nakata Kinseki, Timber bamboo and rattan, Japan

Tea-Ceremony Chest (Chadansu)

Nakata Kinseki (Japanese, 1902–1959)
1940
Black Seto (Seto-guro) Tea Bowl, named Iron Mallet (Tettsui)
, Stoneware with black glaze (Mino ware, Black Seto type), Japan
Kettle (Kama) with Stripes and Rhomboid Pattern, Hata Shunsai III 三代畠春斎, Iron and copper, Japan

Kettle (Kama) with Stripes and Rhomboid Pattern

Hata Shunsai III 三代畠春斎 (Japanese, born 1974)
2020
Used-Water Container (Kensui), Stoneware with iron glaze (Takatori ware), Japan

Used-Water Container (Kensui)

Japan
mid-19th century
Double-cut (Nijū-giri) Flower Container (Hanaire), named Cool Summer Morning (Shinryō), Kōgetsu Sōgan, Bamboo, lacquer, gold, Japan
Tea Caddy (Chaire), Stoneware with natural ash glaze (Bizen ware), Japan

Tea Caddy (Chaire)

Japan
late 16th century
Freshwater Jar (Mizusashi), named Calmness (Nagomi), Uozumi Iraku III 三代魚住為楽, Sahari alloy of copper, tin, and lead, Japan

Freshwater Jar (Mizusashi), named Calmness (Nagomi)

Uozumi Iraku III 三代魚住為楽 (Japanese, born 1937)
2018
On Reclusion, Sesson Yūbai 雪村友梅, Hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan

On Reclusion

Sesson Yūbai 雪村友梅 (Japanese, 1290–1346)
first half 14th century
Round Negoro Tray (Kōban), Lacquered wood with coatings of red lacquer over black lacquer (Negoro ware), Japan

Round Negoro Tray (Kōban)

Japan
first half 15th century
Calligraphy, Tōkei Sōboku 東渓宗牧, Hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan

Calligraphy

Tōkei Sōboku 東渓宗牧 (Japanese, 1454–1517)
late 15th–early 16th century
Freshwater Jar (Mizusashi), Stoneware with natural ash, feldspar, and iron glazes (Mino ware, Iga type), Japan

Freshwater Jar (Mizusashi)

Japan
early 17th century
Large Tenmoku Bowl “Wind”, Hisada Shigeyoshi, Stoneware with iron (tenmoku) glaze, Japan

Large Tenmoku Bowl “Wind”

Hisada Shigeyoshi (Japanese, 1946–2001)
1994
Silver Freshwater Jar with Dolphin (Nanryō irukamon mizusashi), Miyata Ryohei 宮田亮平, Hammered silver with gold foil, Japan

Silver Freshwater Jar with Dolphin (Nanryō irukamon mizusashi)

Miyata Ryohei 宮田亮平 (Japanese, born 1945)
2020
Round Flower Vase, Hannya Tamotsu 般若保, Casting with an alloy of copper and arsenic (kuromidō), brass, and copper, Japan

Round Flower Vase

Hannya Tamotsu 般若保 (Japanese, born 1941)
2016
Harmony (Wa), Iino Ichirō 飯野一朗, Copper, gold foil, amalgam gilding, silver plate, and stainless steel, Japan

Harmony (Wa)

Iino Ichirō 飯野一朗 (Japanese, born 1949)
2015
Wood-Grain Metal Vase, Tamagawa Norio 玉川宣夫, Hammered silver, copper, and copper and gold alloy (shakudō), Japan

Wood-Grain Metal Vase

Tamagawa Norio 玉川宣夫 (Japanese, born 1942)
2019
Winter Grove (Fuyu no kodachi) Flower Container, Okuyama Hōseki 奥山峰石, Hammered silver with inlaid copper and gold alloy (shakudō), copper and silver alloy (shibuichi), Japan

Winter Grove (Fuyu no kodachi) Flower Container

Okuyama Hōseki 奥山峰石 (Japanese, born 1937)
1997
Morning Calm (Asanagi) Bowl, Yamamoto Akira 山本晃, Welding with copper, silver, copper and gold alloy (shakudō), and copper and silver alloy (shibuichi), Japan

Morning Calm (Asanagi) Bowl

Yamamoto Akira 山本晃 (Japanese, born 1944)
2011
Wood-Grain Metal Tea Caddy (Chaki), Sako Ryuhei 佐故龍平, Silver, copper, copper and silver alloy (shibuichi), and copper and arsenic alloy (kuromidō), Japan

Wood-Grain Metal Tea Caddy (Chaki)

Sako Ryuhei 佐故龍平 (Japanese, born 1976)
2020
Flower Container, Taguchi Toshichika 田口壽恒, Copper and silver alloy (oborogin), Japan

Flower Container

Taguchi Toshichika 田口壽恒 (Japanese, born 1940)
2015
Brook (Seseragi), Iede Takahiro 家出隆浩, Copper and gold alloy (shakudō), copper and silver alloy (shibuichi), and silver, Japan

Brook (Seseragi)

Iede Takahiro 家出隆浩 (Japanese, born 1962)
2020
Checked Box in Red and Black, Tanaka Terukazu 田中照一, Silver, copper and gold alloy (shakudō), and copper, Japan

Checked Box in Red and Black

Tanaka Terukazu 田中照一 (Japanese, born 1945)
2020
Flower Vase, Katsura Morihito 桂盛仁, Silver and copper with inlays of silver, copper and gold alloy (shakudō), Japan

Flower Vase

Katsura Morihito 桂盛仁 (Japanese, born 1944)
1987
High Tide Comes In (Shiomitsu), Osumi Yukie 大角幸枝, Hammered silver with nunomezōgan (textile imprint inlay) in lead and gold, Japan

High Tide Comes In (Shiomitsu)

Osumi Yukie 大角幸枝 (Japanese, born 1945)
2007
7 o'clock NY, Nakagawa Mamoru 中川衛, Cast alloy of copper, silver, and tin with inlays of copper, silver, and gold, Japan

7 o'clock NY

Nakagawa Mamoru 中川衛 (Japanese, born 1947)
2020
Flower Vessel

Flower Vessel "Chuyo"

Ozawa Kōmin 大澤光民 (Japanese, born 1941)
2015
Distant (Yū) Silver Vase, Otsuki Masako 大槻昌子, Silver with gold decoration, Japan

Distant (Yū) Silver Vase

Otsuki Masako 大槻昌子 (Japanese, born 1943)
2007
Waves at Suminoe, Nakamura Takuo 中村卓夫, Stoneware with polychrome overglaze and gold decoration, Japan

Waves at Suminoe

Nakamura Takuo 中村卓夫 (Japanese, born 1945)
2012
“Waterfall “ Character, Hashimoto Kansetsu 橋本関雪, Hanging scroll; ink on paper, Japan

“Waterfall “ Character

Hashimoto Kansetsu 橋本関雪 (Japanese, 1883–1945)
ca. 1940
Evening Haze (Banka) Document Box, Oshiyama Motoko 押山元子, Silver, copper and gold alloy (shakudō), brass, and copper, Japan

Evening Haze (Banka) Document Box

Oshiyama Motoko 押山元子 (Japanese, born 1958)
2009
Peacocks and Cherry Blossoms, Imazu Tatsuyuki, Two-panel folding screen; ink, color, gold, and silver on paper, Japan

Peacocks and Cherry Blossoms

Imazu Tatsuyuki (Japanese, active early 20th century)
ca. 1925
Egrets in a Lotus Pond, Yamamoto Baiitsu, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

Egrets in a Lotus Pond

Yamamoto Baiitsu (Japanese, 1783–1856)
1852
A Carp Ascending a Waterfall, Shibata Zeshin, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

A Carp Ascending a Waterfall

Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891)
19th century

Parrot on an Ancient Pine

Takeuchi Seihō (Japanese, 1864–1942)
1916
Tiger, Tigress and Cub, Kishi Chikudō, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink and color on silk, Japan

Tiger, Tigress and Cub

Kishi Chikudō (Japanese, 1826–1897)
1892
Aged Pines, Suzuki Shōnen 鈴木松年, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink on gold-leaf, Japan

Aged Pines

Suzuki Shōnen 鈴木松年 (Japanese, 1849–1918)
late 19th century
The Actors Matsumoto Hyōzō I as a Wakashu and Nakamura Denkurō I as a Samurai Retainer, Torii Kiyonobu I, Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink on two joined sheets of paper; vertical ō-ōban, Japan

The Actors Matsumoto Hyōzō I as a Wakashu and Nakamura Denkurō I as a Samurai Retainer

Attributed to Torii Kiyonobu I (Japanese, 1664–1729)
ca. 1699–1700
An Actor of the Ichikawa Family Scattering Beans during the Setsubun Festival to Drive Out Evil Spirits, Torii Kiyomasu I, Woodblock print (tan-e); vertical ō-ōban, Japan

An Actor of the Ichikawa Family Scattering Beans during the Setsubun Festival to Drive Out Evil Spirits

Attributed to Torii Kiyomasu I (Japanese, active 1696–1716)
ca. 1709–15
Taira no Atsumori in the Battle of Ichinotani, Sugimura Jihei, Woodblock print (tan-e); vertical ō-ōban, Japan

Taira no Atsumori in the Battle of Ichinotani

Attributed to Sugimura Jihei (active ca. 1681–97)
ca. 1684–1700
“Enjoying the Evening Cool near Lord Nabeshima’s Warehouses” (Fūryū Nabeshima yūsuzumi), Jukakudō Masakuni 壽鶴堂政国, Pentaptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
Primavera (Haru), Kainoshō Tadaoto 甲斐庄楠音, Two-panel screen; ink, color and gold on silk, Japan

Primavera (Haru)

Kainoshō Tadaoto 甲斐庄楠音 (Japanese, 1894–1978)
1929
Women’s Kabuki, Kano Takanobu, Six-panel folding screen; ink, color, gold, silver, and gold leaf on paper, Japan

Women’s Kabuki

Studio of Kano Takanobu (Japanese, 1571–1618)
mid- to- late 1610s
A Courtesan and Her Attendants with a Revolving Shadow Lantern, Okumura Masanobu, Woodblock print (tan-e); ink and hand applied color on two joined sheets of paper, Japan

A Courtesan and Her Attendants with a Revolving Shadow Lantern

Attributed to Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)
ca. 1715–20
The Tragic Lovers Osome and Hisamatsu, Torii Kiyomasu I, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

The Tragic Lovers Osome and Hisamatsu

Attributed to Torii Kiyomasu I (Japanese, active 1696–1716)
1710–15
The Onnagata Actor Segawa Kikunojō II as Yaoya Oshichi Holding a Doll of Her Lover, Kichisaburō, Torii Kiyomitsu, Woodblock print (benizuri-e); ink and color on paper; pillar print (hashira-e), Japan
Bowler Hat, Hayakawa Shōkosai I, Timber bamboo, rattan, and brocaded silk, Japan

Bowler Hat

Hayakawa Shōkosai I (Japanese, 1815–1897)
ca. 1880s–90s
Pipe and Pipe Case with Tobacco Pouch, Shibata Zeshin, Pipe: iron, gold, and silver on wood; case: gold, silver hiramaki‑e on black lacquer; pouch: dyed cotton (sarasa) with metal fitting; netsuke: carved staghorn, Japan

Pipe and Pipe Case with Tobacco Pouch

Shibata Zeshin (Japanese, 1807–1891)
early 19th century
Young Woman Preparing Tea

, Miki Suizan, Matted painting; watercolor on silk mounted on mat board, Japan

Young Woman Preparing Tea

Miki Suizan (Japanese, 1887–1957)
before 1952
Obi Sash with Butterflies and Plum Blossoms, Cotton, Japanese

Obi Sash with Butterflies and Plum Blossoms

Japanese
second half 20th century
Perpsective View (uki-e) of a Kabuki Theatre, with a Performance of  The Crest Patterns of the Soga Brothers and Nagoya Sanza (Mon-zukushi Nagoya Soga), Okumura Masanobu, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper, Japan
Perspective Print (Uki-e) of the Theaters in Sakaichō and Fukiyachō on Opening Night, Utagawa Toyoharu, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; horizontal ōban, Japan
Courtesan with a Young Man (Wakashu) beside a Screen, Hishikawa Moronobu 菱川師宣, Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink and hand-applied color on paper; horizontal ōban, Japan

Courtesan with a Young Man (Wakashu) beside a Screen

Hishikawa Moronobu 菱川師宣 (Japanese, 1618–1694)
ca. 1679–84
Female Entertainer with a Young Man, Hishikawa Moronobu 菱川師宣, Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink and hand-applied color on paper; horizontal ōban, Japan

Female Entertainer with a Young Man

Hishikawa Moronobu 菱川師宣 (Japanese, 1618–1694)
ca. 1679–84
“A Courtesan as the Immortal Tieguai [Tekkai]”
, Okumura Masanobu, Woodblock print (sumizuri-e); ink and hand-applied color on paper; horizontal ōban, Japan

“A Courtesan as the Immortal Tieguai [Tekkai]”

Okumura Masanobu (Japanese, 1686–1764)
ca. 1710
Arashi Rikan II as Miyamoto Musashi, Gigadō Ashiyuki 戯画堂芦幸, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); vertical ōban, Japan

Arashi Rikan II as Miyamoto Musashi

Gigadō Ashiyuki 戯画堂芦幸 (Japanese, active ca. 1813–34)
1832
The Actor Nakamura Utaemon IV as the Wrestler Iwakawa Jirokichi, Shunbaisai Hokuei 春梅斎北英, Woodblock print; ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

The Actor Nakamura Utaemon IV as the Wrestler Iwakawa Jirokichi

Shunbaisai Hokuei 春梅斎北英 (Japanese, active 1829–1837, died 1837)
1837
The Actor Arashi Koroku IV in the Final Farewell Performance of His Career (Shōgai onagori kyōgen) as the Female Bandit Hotei Oichi, Shunkōsai Hokushū 春好斎北洲, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
 , Tsutsui Toshimine, Woodblock print; ink and color on paper, Japan

Tsutsui Toshimine (Japanese, 1863–after 1934)
ca. 1906
Ichikawa Danjūrō VII Admiring Ichikawa Danjūrō I in an Inset Portrait, Utagawa Kunisada, Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color and metallic pigment on paper; shikishiban, Japan
Scent and Shadow, Takeuchi Keishū, Woodblock print; ink and color on paper, Japan

Scent and Shadow

Takeuchi Keishū (Japanese, 1861–1943)
ca. 1906
Print, Tomioka Eisen, Woodblock print; ink and color on paper, Japan

Print

Tomioka Eisen (Japanese, 1864–1905)
ca. 1906
Ichikawa Danjūrō VII as Arajishi Otokonosuke, Utagawa Kunisada, Woodblock print (surimono); ink and color on paper; shikishiban, Japan

Ichikawa Danjūrō VII as Arajishi Otokonosuke

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1864)
1829
Ichikawa Danjūrō VII Preparing New Year's Gifts, Utagawa Kunisada, Woodblock print (surimono); ink, color and metallic pigments on paper; shikishiban, Japan

Ichikawa Danjūrō VII Preparing New Year's Gifts

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1864)
ca. 1830

Ichikawa Danjuro VII in a Shibaraku Role

Utagawa Kunimasa II (Japanese, 1792–1857)
1823
Summer Kimono with Design of Plovers, Waves, Chinese Bellflowers, Pinks, Pines, Carriages, and Fences, Silk gauze; paste-resist dyeing, Japan
Kimono with Pines, Bamboo, and Plum, Figured satin silk (rinzu) with hand-painted details and silk embroidery, Japan

Kimono with Pines, Bamboo, and Plum

Japan
second quarter 20th century
The Actor Bandō Mitsugorō I, Katsukawa Shunshō 勝川春章, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical aiban, Japan

The Actor Bandō Mitsugorō I

Katsukawa Shunshō 勝川春章 (Japanese, 1726–1792)
1780–81
The Actors Segawa Kikunojō III as Okiku, Nakayama Tomisaburō as Kasane, and Sawamura Sōjūrō III as Yoemon, Katsukawa Shun'ei 勝川春英, Triptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; hosoban, Japan
The Onnagata Actor Nakamura Rikō I as Oniō nyōbō Tsukisayo and Ichikawa Yaozō III as Oniō Shinzaemon, Katsukawa Shunkō, Diptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; hosoban, Japan
A Young Couple in an Up-to-Date Reworking of Narihira’s Journey to the East, Suzuki Harunobu, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical chūban, Japan
A Family Visiting a Shrine in the “Eleventh Month” (Kagura-zuki), from the series Fashionable Poetic Immortals in the Four Seasons (Fūzoku shiki kasen), Suzuki Harunobu, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical chūban, Japan
“Evening Glow at Ryōgoku Bridge” (Ryōgoku-bashi no sekishō), from the series Eight Fashionable Views of Edo (Fūryū Edo hakkei), Suzuki Harunobu, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical chūban, Japan
The Courtesan Umematsu of the Atarashiya Brothel Costumed as an Ohara Maiden, Ryūkōsai Jokei 流光斎如圭, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical hosoban, Japan

The Courtesan Umematsu of the Atarashiya Brothel Costumed as an Ohara Maiden

Ryūkōsai Jokei 流光斎如圭 (Japanese, active 1777–1809)
early 1790s
The Onnagata Actor Hanagiri Toyomatsu (Shisei) III as Ohaya, Ryūkōsai Jokei 流光斎如圭, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical hosoban, Japan

The Onnagata Actor Hanagiri Toyomatsu (Shisei) III as Ohaya

Ryūkōsai Jokei 流光斎如圭 (Japanese, active 1777–1809)
1793
A Celebration of Actors (Yakusha mono iwai), Ryūkōsai Jokei 流光斎如圭, Illustrated books, 2 volumes; a: 16 leaves; b: 13 leaves, Japan

A Celebration of Actors (Yakusha mono iwai)

Ryūkōsai Jokei 流光斎如圭 (Japanese, active 1777–1809)
1784
Yotsu of the Matsukiyo Brothel Performing as a Shirabyōshi, from the series Sacred Dances in Shinmachi, Gochōtei Sadahiro 五蝶亭貞広, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical chūban, Japan

Yotsu of the Matsukiyo Brothel Performing as a Shirabyōshi, from the series Sacred Dances in Shinmachi

Gochōtei Sadahiro 五蝶亭貞広 (Japanese, active ca. 1825–50s)
1841
Ichikawa Yonezō as the Ghost of Oiwa, Enjaku 猿雀, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical chūban, Japan

Ichikawa Yonezō as the Ghost of Oiwa

Enjaku 猿雀 (Japanese, active ca. 1850–70)
1865
Memorial Portrait of the Actor Nakamura Tamashichi, Enjaku 猿雀, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical chūban, Japan

Memorial Portrait of the Actor Nakamura Tamashichi

Enjaku 猿雀 (Japanese, active ca. 1850–70)
1860
Daimyo Procession to Edo, Hishikawa School, Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on silk, Japan

Daimyo Procession to Edo

Hishikawa School
ca. 1700
Triptych of Loving Couples Playing a Trio of Musical Instruments” (Sanpukutsui hiyoku no sankyoku), Nishimura Shigenaga, Triptych of woodblock prints (benizuri-e); ink and color on paper; uncut hosoban, Japan
“The Chrysanthemum Boy of the Zhou Dynasty” (Shū no Kikujidō)
, Tamura Yoshinobu, Woodblock print (urushi-e); ink, hand-applied color, and animal glue (nikawa) on paper; vertical hosoban, Japan

“The Chrysanthemum Boy of the Zhou Dynasty” (Shū no Kikujidō)

Tamura Yoshinobu (Japanese, active ca. 1730s)
ca. 1729
Woman Catching Fireflies, Torii Kiyohiro, Woodblock print (benizuri-e); ink and color on paper; vertical hosoban, Japan

Woman Catching Fireflies

Torii Kiyohiro (Japanese, active ca. 1737–76)
ca. 1751–64
The Actors Mimasu Daigorō IV as Umako Daijin (right), Ichikawa Ebizō V as Umaya Daijin (center), and Jitsukawa Ensaburō as Prince Shōtoku (left), Gosōtei Hirosada 五粽亭広貞, Triptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper, with metallic printing and embossing (karazuri); vertical chūban, Japan
The Actors Ichikawa Ebizō V as the Outlaw Nippon Daemon (right) and Kataoka Gadō as Tokushima Gohei, Gosōtei Hirosada 五粽亭広貞, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; horizontal chūban, Japan

The Actors Ichikawa Ebizō V as the Outlaw Nippon Daemon (right) and Kataoka Gadō as Tokushima Gohei

Gosōtei Hirosada 五粽亭広貞 (Japanese, active ca. 1819–63)
1849
“One-Legged Umbrella Monster” (Kasa ippon ashi), Gosōtei Hirosada 五粽亭広貞, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); vertical chūban, Japan

“One-Legged Umbrella Monster” (Kasa ippon ashi)

Gosōtei Hirosada 五粽亭広貞 (Japanese, active ca. 1819–63)
1857
Nine Prints Depicting Dual Portraits of Actors in Roles, Utagawa Hirosada, Nine woodblock prints, Japan

Nine Prints Depicting Dual Portraits of Actors in Roles

Utagawa Hirosada (Japanese, active 1825–75)
ca. 1852
Chinese Ships at Nagasaki, Unidentified artist, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; horizontal nagaban, Japan

Chinese Ships at Nagasaki

Unidentified artist Japanese, 19th century
ca. 1840
Camels with Dutch Handlers, Unidentified artist, Woodblock print; ink and stencil-printed color on paper; horizontal ō-ōban, Japan

Camels with Dutch Handlers

Unidentified artist Japanese, 19th century
ca. 1821
“America”: A Native American Woman on Horseback in the Snow, Utagawa Hiroshige II, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

“America”: A Native American Woman on Horseback in the Snow

Utagawa Hiroshige II (Japanese, 1826–1869)
1860
Russians at Nagasaki, Unidentified artist, Woodblock print (kappazuri); ink and stencil-printed color on paper; vertical aiban, Japan

Russians at Nagasaki

Unidentified artist Japanese, 19th century
ca. 1830
Newly Imported Great Elephant (Shinto hakurai no daizō), Ichiryūsai Yoshitoyo, Diptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

Newly Imported Great Elephant (Shinto hakurai no daizō)

Ichiryūsai Yoshitoyo (Japanese, 1830–1866)
1863
The Actor Ichikawa Danjūrō VII as Soga Gorō, Torii Tadamasa, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

The Actor Ichikawa Danjūrō VII as Soga Gorō

Torii Tadamasa (Japanese, 1904–1970)
1940
A New Record Comparing the Handwriting of the Courtesans of the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara keisei shin bijin jihitsu kagami) 吉原傾城新美人自筆鏡, Kitao Masanobu (Santō Kyōden) 北尾政演 (山東京伝), Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper, Japan

A New Record Comparing the Handwriting of the Courtesans of the Yoshiwara (Yoshiwara keisei shin bijin jihitsu kagami) 吉原傾城新美人自筆鏡

Kitao Masanobu (Santō Kyōden) 北尾政演 (山東京伝) (Japanese, 1761–1816)
1784, early spring (Tenmei 4)
Onoe Kikugorō VI as Hayano Kanpei, Natori Shunsen, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

Onoe Kikugorō VI as Hayano Kanpei

Natori Shunsen (Japanese, 1886–1960, born in Kushigata machi, Yamanishi Prefecture)
1931
A True View of a Trading House of a Yokohama Merchant, Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide, Triptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

A True View of a Trading House of a Yokohama Merchant

Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1873)
1861
Brocade Prints of the Thirty-six Poetesses (Nishiki zuri onna sanjūrokkasen) 錦摺女三十六歌仙, Chōbunsai (Hosoda) Eishi , 鳥文斎(細田)栄之, Ink and color on paper, Japan
Thirty-Six Poets, Chōbunsai Eishi, Woodblock printed album; ink and color on paper, Japan

Thirty-Six Poets

Chōbunsai Eishi (Japanese, 1756–1829)
ca. 1795
Artisans, Beauties, and Annual Events, Toyohara Kunichika, Thirty paintings mounted as an accordion album; ink, color, gold and gold flecks on silk, Japan

Artisans, Beauties, and Annual Events

Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900)
1874
Picture Book of Kyōka Poems: Mountains upon Mountains (Ehon kyōka yama mata yama) 画本狂歌山満多山, Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎, Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper, Japan

Picture Book of Kyōka Poems: Mountains upon Mountains (Ehon kyōka yama mata yama) 画本狂歌山満多山

Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo))
1804
Fine Views of the Eastern Capital at a Glance (Tōto meisho ichiran) 東都名所一覧
, Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎, Set of two woodblock printed books; ink and color on paper, Japan

Fine Views of the Eastern Capital at a Glance (Tōto meisho ichiran) 東都名所一覧

Katsushika Hokusai 葛飾北斎 (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo))
1800, first month (Kansei 12)
Men’s Stomping Dances (Otoko tōka) 男踏歌, Chōbunsai Eishi 鳥文斎栄之, Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper, Japan
Newly Selected Fifty Poets of the Tenmei Era, One Poem Each (Tenmei shinsen gojūnin isshu) 天明新鐫五十人一首; 吾妻曲狂歌文庫(あずまぶり), Kitao Masanobu (Santō Kyōden) 北尾政演 (山東京伝), Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper, Japan
Mirror of Yoshiwara Beauties (Seirō bijin awase sugata kagami) 青楼美人合姿鏡, Katsukawa Shunshō 勝川春章, Woodblock printed book; ink, color, and mica on paper, Japan
The Actor Nakamura Nakazō II as Matsuōmaru, Utagawa Kunimasa, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

The Actor Nakamura Nakazō II as Matsuōmaru

Utagawa Kunimasa (Japanese, 1773–1810)
1796
The Actor Iwai Kumesaburō I as Yae, the Wife of Sakuramaru, Utagawa Kunimasa, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

The Actor Iwai Kumesaburō I as Yae, the Wife of Sakuramaru

Utagawa Kunimasa (Japanese, 1773–1810)
1796
The Actors Nakajima Wadaemon as Bōdara Chōzaemon and Nakamura Konozō as Gon of the Kanagawaya Boathouse, Tōshūsai Sharaku, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink, color, and mica on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
The Actor Ōtani Tokuji I as the Retainer Sodesuke, Tōshūsai Sharaku, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink, color, and mica on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

The Actor Ōtani Tokuji I as the Retainer Sodesuke

Tōshūsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–95)
1794, fifth month
The Actor Ichikawa Yaozō III as Tanabe Bunzō, Tōshūsai Sharaku, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink, color, and mica on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

The Actor Ichikawa Yaozō III as Tanabe Bunzō

Tōshūsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–95)
1794, fifth month
The Actors Ichikawa Yaozō III as Fuwa no Banzaemon Shigekatsu and Sakata Hangorō III as Kosodate Kannonbō, Tōshūsai Sharaku, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink, color and mica on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
The Courtesan Emu of the Matsuya Brothel as a Cormorant Fisherwoman (Ukai Matsuya Emu), from the series “A Costume Parade in the Shimanouchi District” (Shimanouchi nerimono), Shunbaisai Hokuei 春梅斎北英, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
“Ei of the Nakamoriken Brothel, who was a favorite of Yamamura Goto, as Lady Huayang (Kayō Fujin Yamamura Goto gonomi Nakamoriken Ei),” from the series Costume Parade of the Shimanouchi District in Osaka (Naniwa Shimanouchi nerimono), Ryūsai Shigeharu 柳斎重春, Right sheet of a diptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
The Courtesan Emi of the Kyōki Brothel as Shizuka Gozen (Shizuka Kyōki Emi), from the series Costume Parade of the Shimanouchi District in Osaka (Naniwa Shimanouchi nerimono), Jukōdō Yoshikuni 寿好堂よし国, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
Konami of the Kurahashiya in the Front Group of Musicians (Saki-bayashi), from the series Costume Parade of the Shinmachi Quarter in Osaka (Ōsaka Shinmachi nerimono), Yanagawa Shigenobu 柳川重信, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
The Courtesan Hanatsuru of the Higashiōgiya Brothel as the Dragon Princess Otohime, from the series Costume Parade of the Shinmachi Quarter in Osaka (Ōsaka Shinmachi nerimono), Yanagawa Shigenobu 柳川重信, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
The Courtesan Kotozuru of the Tsuruya Brothel as an Asazuma Boat Prostitute (Tsuruya Kotozuru-dayū Asazuma-bune), from the series Costume Parade of the Shinmachi Quarter in Osaka (Ōsaka Shinmachi nerimono), Yanagawa Shigenobu 柳川重信, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
Oriental Masterprint – 17, from the series Oriental Masterprints, Roger Shimomura, Color screen print on wove paper, Japan

Oriental Masterprint – 17, from the series Oriental Masterprints

Roger Shimomura (American, born Seattle 1939)
1975
Oriental Masterprint – 18, from the series Oriental Masterprints, Roger Shimomura, Color screen print on wove paper, Japan

Oriental Masterprint – 18, from the series Oriental Masterprints

Roger Shimomura (American, born Seattle 1939)
1975
Oriental Masterprint – 13, from the series Oriental Masterprints, Roger Shimomura, Color screen print on wove paper, Japan

Oriental Masterprint – 13, from the series Oriental Masterprints

Roger Shimomura (American, born Seattle 1939)
1975
Oriental Masterprint – 14, from the series Oriental Masterprints, Roger Shimomura, Color screen print on wove paper, Japan

Oriental Masterprint – 14, from the series Oriental Masterprints

Roger Shimomura (American, born Seattle 1939)
1975
Oriental Masterprint – 19, from the series Oriental Masterprints, Roger Shimomura, Color screen print on wove paper, Japan

Oriental Masterprint – 19, from the series Oriental Masterprints

Roger Shimomura (American, born Seattle 1939)
1975
Woman Cooling Herself, Utagawa Toyohiro, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

Woman Cooling Herself

Utagawa Toyohiro (Japanese, 1763–1828)
ca. 1800
Spying with a Telescope, from the series Seven Fashionable Bad Habits (Fūryū nakute nanakuse), Katsushika Hokusai, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink, color, and mica on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

Spying with a Telescope, from the series Seven Fashionable Bad Habits (Fūryū nakute nanakuse)

Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1760–1849 Tokyo (Edo))
ca. 1801–2
Female Entertainer with a Koto, Utagawa Toyoharu, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

Female Entertainer with a Koto

Various Artists
ca. 1785; inscription early 19th century
Teahouse Waitress behind a Bamboo Blind, from the series Eight Views of Tea Stalls in Celebrated Places (Meisho koshikake hakkei), Kitagawa Utamaro, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
Parading Courtesan, Momokawa Shikō, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

Parading Courtesan

Painting and Inscription by Momokawa Shikō (Japanese, active late 18th– early 19th century)
late 18th century
Wistful Love (Mono-omoi koi), from the series Anthology of Poems: The Love Section (Kasen koi no bu), Kitagawa Utamaro, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink, color, and mica on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
Procession of Women Crossing a River with a Young Falconer, Kitagawa Utamaro, Triptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

Procession of Women Crossing a River with a Young Falconer

Kitagawa Utamaro (Japanese, ca. 1754–1806)
ca. 1804
Woman Playing a Shamisen while Her Son Clasps Her; “Sekidera Temple” (Sekidera), from the series Fashionable Adaptations of the Seven Komachi Plays (Fūryū nana Komachi), Kitagawa Utamaro, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
Women Buying Potted Plants from a Street Vendor, from the series Fashionable Brocades of the East (Fūzoku Azuma no nishiki), Torii Kiyonaga, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
Bandō Mitsugorō III as Daihanji Kiyozumi and Arashi Koroku IV as Koganosuke, Shunkōsai Hokushū 春好斎北洲, Right sheet of a diptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

Bandō Mitsugorō III as Daihanji Kiyozumi and Arashi Koroku IV as Koganosuke

Shunkōsai Hokushū 春好斎北洲 (Japanese, active 1808–32)
1821
The Actor Onoe Fujaku III as Kobayakawa Takakage, Seiyōsai Shunshi 青陽斎春子, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

The Actor Onoe Fujaku III as Kobayakawa Takakage

Seiyōsai Shunshi 青陽斎春子 (Japanese, active ca. 1820s)
mid-1820s
The Actors Arashi Kitsusaburō II as the Hairdresser Kamiyui Tasuke, and Arashi Koroku IV as Gonza the Lancer (Yari no Gonza), Gigadō Ashiyuki 戯画堂芦幸, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
The Actor Arashi Tokusaburō as the Female Gallant (Onnadate) Ohashi, Utagawa Sadamasu (Kunimasu)  初代歌貞升, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

The Actor Arashi Tokusaburō as the Female Gallant (Onnadate) Ohashi

Utagawa Sadamasu (Kunimasu) 初代歌貞升 (Japanese, active ca. 1830–1852)
1838
The Actor Asao Gakujūrō I (previously Yūjirō I) as Mashiba Hisatsugu, Shunkōsai Hokushū 春好斎北洲, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

The Actor Asao Gakujūrō I (previously Yūjirō I) as Mashiba Hisatsugu

Shunkōsai Hokushū 春好斎北洲 (Japanese, active 1808–32)
1822
The Actor Nakamura Utaemon III as Inanoya Hanbē, Shunkōsai Hokushū 春好斎北洲, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

The Actor Nakamura Utaemon III as Inanoya Hanbē

Shunkōsai Hokushū 春好斎北洲 (Japanese, active 1808–32)
1820
Doll Festival, Shinohara Ushio, Triptych of color screen prints on paper; edition 1/100, Japan

Doll Festival

Shinohara Ushio (Japanese, born Tokyo, 1932)
1966
The Kabuki Actor Nakamura Utaemon III (Shikan) as Ishikawa Goemon, Shunkōsai Hokushū 春好斎北洲, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

The Kabuki Actor Nakamura Utaemon III (Shikan) as Ishikawa Goemon

Shunkōsai Hokushū 春好斎北洲 (Japanese, active 1808–32)
1822
Three Oiran (Courtesans), Shinohara Ushio, Triptych of color screen prints on paper; artist's proof, Japan

Three Oiran (Courtesans)

Shinohara Ushio (Japanese, born Tokyo, 1932)
1969
Samurai and Wakashu (Male Youth), Miyagawa Isshō, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

Samurai and Wakashu (Male Youth)

Miyagawa Isshō (Japanese, 1689–1780)
early 18th century
Memorial Portrait of the Actor Ichikawa Ōmezō I, Utagawa Kunisada, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

Memorial Portrait of the Actor Ichikawa Ōmezō I

Various Artists
painting ca. 1833; inscription dated 1858
Portrait of Iwai Kumesaburō II, Utagawa Kunisada, Hanging scroll: ink and color on silk, Japan

Portrait of Iwai Kumesaburō II

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1864)
ca. 1827–29 (Kansei 10–12)
The Actor Arashi Kitsusaburō I (Kichisaburō II) as Prince Koretaka, Shunkōsai Hokushū, Hanging scroll; ink and color on silk, Japan

The Actor Arashi Kitsusaburō I (Kichisaburō II) as Prince Koretaka

Shunkōsai Hokushū (Japanese, active 1808–32)
1821
Kimono with Pheasants amid Peonies, Paste-resist dyeing with silk embroidered accents on silk crepe , Japan

Kimono with Pheasants amid Peonies

Japan
first half of the 20th century
Kimono with Pines and Mist

, Plain-weave crepe silk with paste-resist dying (yūzen) and application of gold, Japan

Kimono with Pines and Mist

Japan
second quarter 20th century
Beauties as Artisans in a Printer's Studio, “Artisans” (Shokunin), from the series An Up-to-Date Parody of the Four Classes (Imayō mitate shi-nō-kō-shō), Utagawa Kunisada, Triptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
Beauties as Shopkeepers Selling Prints, “Shopkeepers” (Shōnin), from the series An Up-to-Date Parody of the Four Classes (Imayō mitate shi-nō-kō-shō)
, Utagawa Kunisada, Triptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
Nakamura Utaemon IV as Danshichi Kurobei, Utagawa Kunimasu 歌川国升, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical chūban, Japan

Nakamura Utaemon IV as Danshichi Kurobei

Utagawa Kunimasu 歌川国升 (Japanese, active 1830–52)
1850
Nakamura Shikan IV as the Fishmonger Aratota, Hasegawa Sadamasu 長谷川貞升, Woodblock print (nishiki-e), ink and color on paper; vertical chūban, Japan

Nakamura Shikan IV as the Fishmonger Aratota

Hasegawa Sadamasu 長谷川貞升 (Japanese, active 1830s–40s)
1841
The Actor Arashi Rikaku II as Isogai Tōsuke, from the series Lives of Men who Carried Out Revenge for Loyalty or Filial Piety, Hasegawa Sadanobu 長谷川貞信, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical chūban, Japan
Ichikawa Ebizō V as Senso Dōjin (right); Jitsukawa Ensaburō as Jiraiya (left), Hasegawa Sadanobu 長谷川貞信, Pair of woodblock prints; ink and color on paper; vertical chūban, Japan

Ichikawa Ebizō V as Senso Dōjin (right); Jitsukawa Ensaburō as Jiraiya (left)

Hasegawa Sadanobu 長谷川貞信 (Japanese, 1809–1879)
1854
“Harunobu’s Bathtub,” from the series:  A Hundred Shades of Ink of Edo 
, Paul Binnie, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink, color, and mica on paper; large vertical ōban, Japan
“Kuniyoshi’s Cats,” from the series:  A Hundred Shades of Ink of Edo
, Paul Binnie, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; large vertical ōban, Japan
“Sharaku’s Caricatures,” from the series:  A Hundred Shades of Ink of Edo, Paul Binnie, Woodblock print; ink, color, on paper; large vertical ōban, Japan
Kabuki Actor Ōtani Oniji III as Yakko Edobei, Tōshūsai Sharaku, Woodblock print; ink, color, and white mica on paper, Japan

Kabuki Actor Ōtani Oniji III as Yakko Edobei

Tōshūsai Sharaku (Japanese, active 1794–95)
1794
Shellfish and Apparitions of the Yoshiwara Pleasure Quarter, Chōbunsai Eishi, Triptych of hanging scrolls with inscribed mountings; painting: ink and color on silk; calligraphy: ink on silk mounting fabric, Japan
The Nanpo Album (Nanpo jō)  南畝帖, Nagayama Kōin (Hirotora) 長山孔寅画・蜀山人, Woodblock printed book; ink and color on paper, Japan

The Nanpo Album (Nanpo jō) 南畝帖

Nagayama Kōin (Hirotora) 長山孔寅画・蜀山人 (Japanese, 1765–1849)
1824
“The Famous, Unrivaled Sculptor Hidari ‘Left-Handed’ Jingorō” (Meiyo: Migi ni teki nashi Hidari Jingorō), Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Triptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
Turtle Fun:  Wonderful, Wonderful (Kiki myōmyō), Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Triptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

Turtle Fun: Wonderful, Wonderful (Kiki myōmyō)

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861)
ca. 1848
Three Heroes of the Water Margin Capture the Bandit Queen Ichijōsei, from the series One Hundred Eight Heroes of the Theater Suikoden, Shunbaisai Hokuei 春梅斎北英, Tetraptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan
“View of Mount Tenpō in Osaka” (Naniwa Tempōzan fukei), Hasegawa Sadamasu 長谷川貞升, Tetraptych of woodblock prints (nishiki-e); vertical ōban, Japan

“View of Mount Tenpō in Osaka” (Naniwa Tempōzan fukei)

Hasegawa Sadamasu 長谷川貞升 (Japanese, active 1830s–40s)
1836
“The Waterfall Where Yoshitsune Washed His Horse at Yoshino in Yamato Province,” from the series A Tour of Waterfalls in Various Provinces, Katsushika Hokusai, Woodblock print; ink and color; vertical ōban, Japan
“Hokusai’s Waterfalls,” from the series:  A Hundred Shades of Ink of Edo, Paul Binnie, Woodblock print; ink, color, on paper; large vertical ōban, Japan
“Hiroshige’s Edo,” from the series:  A Hundred Shades of Ink of Edo, Paul Binnie, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; large vertical ōban, Japan
“Jūmantsubo Plain at Fukagawa Susaki,” from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo, Utagawa Hiroshige, Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper; vertical ōban, Japan

“Jūmantsubo Plain at Fukagawa Susaki,” from the series One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo))
1856