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Bishamonten

These printed images of Bishamonten (Sanskrit: Vaishravana), the divine guardian of the north, were found inside a sculpture of the deity in the Jūrin'in subtemple of Nakagawadera, a temple northeast of Nara. T... more

One of the Twelve Devas: Bonten

Nanbokuchō period (1336–92)

One of the Twelve Devas: Katen

Nanbokuchō period (1336–92)

Ōtsu-e of Thirteen Buddhist Deities

The image of Thirteen Buddhist Deities was hung for memorials for the deceased held at fixed intervals over the days and years after death. Originally, a series of paintings depicting the deities individually w... more

Sumō

Print showing scenes related to the Soga family.

Street Scene in Yoshiwara

In this Yoshiwara scene by Moronobu, the originator of ukiyo-e prints, a courtesan leans on the lattice of a teahouse window and converses with a samurai who has draped a coat over his head. This attempt to clo... more

The Twelfth Scene from Scenes of the Pleasure Quarter at Yoshiwara in Edo

Clients in a teahouse watch the courtesans parade along a street accompanied by servants and child attendants. The courtesans walk self-consciously and at a dignified pace as they pass by their admirers. In a... more

Ōtsu-e of Uhō Dōji

Uhō Dōji, the “rainmaking youth,” is said to be either a manifestation of the Shinto goddess Amaterasu or the Buddha Dainichi Nyorai (Sanskrit: Vairochana). He holds a wish-fulfilling jewel and staff and has a ... more

The Sixth Scene from Scenes of the Pleasure Quarter at Yoshiwara in Edo

Hishikawa Moronobu (Japanese, died 1694) Edo period (1615–1868)

Ōtsu-e of Shōmen Kongōyasha (Vajrayaksha)

In the Edo period, images of the fierce blue-bodied deity Shōmen Kongōyasha served as the central icon for the popular rite of kōshin machi (or konoesaru machi), an all-night gathering occurring once every sixt... more

Foreign Ships Offshore at Yokohama

Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1878/79) Edo period (1615–1868)

Print

Utagawa Sadakage (Japanese, active mid-19th century) Edo period (1615–1868)

Hakoōmaru, Buyū chikara-gusa

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861) Edo period (1615–1868)

Bush Warbler on a Plum Branch (Ume ni uguisu)

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Edo period (1615–1868)

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Utagawa Hiroshige (Japanese, Tokyo (Edo) 1797–1858 Tokyo (Edo)) Edo period (1615–1868)

Candles of Aizu

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Edo period (1615–1868)

Lady Threading Needle on Verandah

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Shakuhachi, (a kind of bamboo flute), with Its Cover and Cherry Flowers

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Three Great Wise Men of the Han Dynasty

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Aoi Plant, Cherry Blossoms, Drum and Eboshi Hat Representing the "Aoi" Chapter of The Story of Genji

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Boys Play-acting a Daimyo Procession

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861) Edo period (1615–1868)

Lady with Fan Standing on Verandah

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

New Year's Decoration of Pine Trees and Manzai Dancers

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Two Ladies on a Verandah, One with Fan, the Other Threading a Needle

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Hama-yumi and Buriburi-gitcho; Both Ceremonial Toys of Boys for the New Year

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Young Woman and Girl at Gate

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Ebisu and Daikoku; Two of the Seven Gods of Good Fortune

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Edo period (1615–1868)

Gold Coin of the Keicho Era (Keicho Oban) on a Plate of Purple Brocade

Watanabe Kazan (Japanese, 1793–1841) Edo period (1615–1868)

Wine-Cup and Fan

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Edo period (1615–1868)

Red Lacquer Box and Water-Pot

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Insect Catcher and Potted Herbs

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Framed Painting, Small Stand with a Wine Cup and a Dish with a Fish

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Instruments and Stand for Music

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Halibuts and a Bow with Arrow Hanging on a Plum Tree

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Proof Line-Block Print for Fan

Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1878/79) Edo period (1615–1868)

Court Lady Looking at a Blooming Cherry-Tree

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Castle of Unuma

Keisai Eisen (Japanese, 1790–1848) Edo period (1615–1868)

Fire-Holder and Tea-Box

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Four Hermits of Shozan

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Courtesan

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Six Poetic Sages as Young Women at the Plum Garden at Kameido

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

Print

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

Contemporary Rendition of a Rogue: Kinezumi Kichigorō

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

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Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

Print

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

Twelve Hours of Spring Pleasures: Hour of the Goat

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

Rain of the Fifth Month (Samidare)

Kunisada's vision of an early summer scene, luxuriant in the soft rain of the fifth month, reflects a new sensibility for landscape among late Edo artists. The unhurried pleasures of a warm summer day seem heig... more

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Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

Print

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

Album of Prints by Various Artists

Twenty-eight prints by Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861) Edo period (1615–1868)

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Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

Print

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

Print

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

Print

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

Print

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

Print

Utagawa Kunisada (Japanese, 1786–1865) Edo period (1615–1868)

Spring Rain Collection (Harusame shū), vol. 2: Pine Shoots and Accoutrements for New Year’s Celebrations

Surimono are privately published woodblock prints, usually commissioned by individual poets or poetry groups as a form of New Year’s greeting card. The poems, most commonly kyōka (witty thirty-one syllable vers... more

Proof Line-Block Print for Fan

Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1878/79) Edo period (1615–1868)

Books

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Courtesan Dancing

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Edo period (1615–1868)

Flower Vase and Lacquer Box

Unidentified Artist Edo period (1615–1868)

History of Kamakura: Visitors to Hoshinoi Well

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) (?) Edo period (1615–1868)

Utensils for Tea and a Cake-Bowl

Kikugawa Eizan (Japanese, 1787–1867) Edo period (1615–1868)

Print

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861) Edo period (1615–1868)

History of Kamakura

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Edo period (1615–1868)

Cherry Blossoms in the Rain

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Sweet Fishes of the Nagara River, with Baskets and Flowers

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Fan, Bag and Incense-Tube

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Scissors for Flower Arrangement with a Bag

Unidentified Artist Edo period (1615–1868)

New Year Decoration and a Set of Bed-Clothing

Hachifusa Shūri (Japanese, 18th–19th century)

Daimyo's Processions Passing along the Tōkaidō

Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1878/79) Edo period (1615–1868)

Gold-Fish in a Glass Bottle

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Edo period (1615–1868)

Panoramic Landscape

Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1878/79) Edo period (1615–1868)

Warrior Scene

Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1878/79) Edo period (1615–1868)

New Year Decorations and Tablewares

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Four Friends of Calligraphy: Lady Komachi

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

The Dance of the Beach Maidens

Although Narihira's story became a literary work in the ninth century, no textual record of his elder brother, Yukihira, is known before the late fourteenth century, when the famous playwright Kanze Zeami used ... more

Cloth Bag with Cords and Plum Blossoms

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Horn Flower-Vase

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Edo period (1615–1868)

Courtesan Seated on a Carp

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Young Pine Tree and Handle of a Plow

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Flower Vase with Stand; Dress Hanging on a Clothesrack

Hachifusa Shūri (Japanese, 18th–19th century)

Solitary Traveler's Guide to Railway

Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active ca. 1850–80) Edo period (1615–1868)

Banko, a Chinese Sage

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

Six Wine Cups

Unidentified Artist Edo period (1615–1868)

Cherries at Night at New Shimabara

Utagawa Yoshitora (Japanese, active ca. 1850–80) Edo period (1615–1868)

Hanging Tobacco Set

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Court Lady with a Fan—a Cherry-Tree in Bloom

Yashima Gakutei (Japanese, 1786?–1868) Edo period (1615–1868)

New Moon; Nightingale on a Plum Branch

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Kobushō Kasei from the Series Thirty-Six Restaurants In New Tokyo

Toyohara Kunichika (Japanese, 1835–1900) Edo period (1615–1868)

History of Kamakura: Enoshima Island

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Edo period (1615–1868)

Rolls of Cloth, Cotton and Yarn

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Craftsman by the Twelve Sign of Zodiac

Utagawa Kuniyoshi (Japanese, 1797–1861) Edo period (1615–1868)

Landscape with Willow Trees

Ryūryūkyo Shinsai (Japanese, active ca. 1799–1823) Edo period (1615–1868)

Daimyo's Processions Passing along the Tōkaidō

Utagawa (Gountei) Sadahide (Japanese, 1807–1878/79) Edo period (1615–1868)

Interior of a Public Bath

Utagawa Yoshiiku (Japanese, 1833–1904) Edo period (1615–1868)

Conventionalized Design of Fans Floating on the River

Totoya Hokkei (Japanese, 1780–1850) Edo period (1615–1868)

Print

Utagawa Yoshikazu (Japanese, active ca. 1850–1870) Edo period (1615–1868)