Ando Hiroshige art links 


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Ando Hiroshige: Bridge at Awate
Source: Jim Breen (see "image archives" below)


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Ando Hiroshige

[Japanese Ukiyo-e Printmaker, 1797-1858]

• Also known as:  Utagawa Hiroshige
Ichiryusai Hiroshige
Hiroshige I
• Relationships: Hiroshige's students included Hiroshige II.
• Browse all:  Japanese artists  /  printmakers

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    Ando Hiroshige Works Online    
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteBrooklyn Museum, New York City
The complete One Hundred Famous Views of Edo series online

Notable SiteBrooklyn Museum, New York City

Notable SiteDallas Museum of Art, Texas   NEW!
(There is a "Download" link for zooming in on some works, but confusingly this may take a while to become active)

Notable SiteFine Arts Museums of San Francisco   NEW!
Many works online

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Houston, Texas  
Mt. Fuji and Mt. Ashigara from Numazu, woodblock print, 1855

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Large number of prints online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection online

Notable SiteNational Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.   NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online

Notable SiteNorton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California

Notable SitePrado Museum Database, Madrid   NEW!
(Linking to the Spanish-language version because it contains far more works than the English version)

Notable SitePrinceton University Art Museum, New Jersey
7 works from the Princeton University Art Museum collection

Notable SitePrinceton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Yase Village, from the series Famous Places in Kyoto, woodblock print, ca.1835

Notable SitePrinceton University Art Museum, New Jersey
Kanaya, from Famous Views of the Fifty-three Stations, woodblock print, ca.1855

Notable SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteWetmore Print Collection at Connecticut College
Great reproductions from 2 series of Hiroshige prints

Notable SiteYale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Connecticut  
New Year's Eve, Fox Fires by the Nettle Tree at Oji

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
Many prints online

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
5 works online

Brauer Museum of Art at Valparaiso University, Indiana

Cameron Art Museum, Wilmington, North Carolina

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin
Rough Sea at Naruto in Awa Province, 1855

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio   NEW!
No. 57, Grounds of Kameido Tenjin Shrine

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Columbia Museum of Art, South Carolina
From One Hundred Views of Edo

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

Dunedin Public Art Gallery, New Zealand
Select the artist from the drop-down list

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina

Guilford College Art Gallery, North Carolina
Note that the JPG images are displayed smaller than their actual size

Hammer Museum, California
Light rain at Shono

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts
Harvard have works in their collections, but unfortunately you have to type in the search yourself

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York
Horikiri Iris Garden

Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York

Juniata College Museum of Art, Huntington, Pennsylvania
Teppozu, Fox Bridge, Minato Shirne (note that actual JPG image is larger than displayed on the page)

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Leeds City Art Gallery, UK

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Magyar Nemzeti Galéria (Hungarian National Gallery), Budapest
18 prints online; select "Utagawa Hiroshige" from the drop-down list and click "Search"

Maier Museum of Art at Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Virginia
(Note: Click the title to view the artwork details, not the thumbnail image.)

Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
5 works online

Nickle Arts Museum at the University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada

Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Queensland Art Gallery, Brisbane, Australia

Reading Public Museum, Pennsylvania
Rain-storm in the Mountains

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
2 scenes from Chushingura: Revenge of the 47 Samurai

Statens Museum for Kunst (National Gallery of Denmark), Copenhagen
Click "English" at the top right to switch the default language, then click "Search"

Ando Hiroshige at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa, Israel

Tobacco & Salt Museum, Tokyo
4 prints from The Fifty-Three Stages of the Tokaido

Tweed Museum of Art at the University of Minnesota, Duluth
Mt. Fuji from Yasuda Shimoza, 1858

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland
2 prints online

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland
12 prints online

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  
Der Pflaumengarten von Kameido

Weatherspoon Art Museum at The University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Ryogoku in the Eastern Capital (Edo)

Whitworth Art Gallery, Manchester, UK
Search results for "Hiroshige"

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Art Signature Dictionary   NEW!

Artelino Ukiyo-e Signatures

Signatures of Ukiyo-e Artists
Includes a brief description of how to interpret a Ukiyo-e signature

Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)

Pictures from Image Archives:
Notable SiteAndo Hiroshige at The Art Renewal Center

Notable SiteAndo Hiroshige at The Artchive  

Notable SiteAndo Hiroshige in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Bildindex der Kunst und Architektur (in German)  
(a welcome screen is displayed for a couple of seconds before the search results appear)

Ando Hiroshige at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Jim Breen's Ukiyo-E Gallery  

RKD Netherlands Imagebase   NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

USC Annenberg School for Communication

Additional Image Search Tools:
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Bing Images: "Ando Hiroshige"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteThe Woodblock Prints of Ando Hiroshige
Remarkable site with hundreds of scans online

J. Noel Chiappa's Home Page

Los Angeles Police Department, Art Theft Detail
19th Century

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum
The plum blossom garden at Kameido

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum
Ichimuraza theater

The Modernist Journals Project
(Click "Retrieve Images" to see artworks)

Ukiyo-e: The Pictures of the Floating World

Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

Viewing Japanese Prints

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Ando Hiroshige  
Note: The full version of the article is available only if you follow this link. If you bookmark the article and return later, or if you navigate directly to the Britannica website, you will see a 100-word preview only. Troubleshooting

Notable SiteRKD Netherlands Institute for Art History  

Notable SiteUnion List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)  
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.

Artnet Magazine
Yoroi Ferry, 1857

The Guardian Newspaper, UK
"Chronicler of a floating world", 2007 article by Adrian Searle

"Look Inside" and "Search Inside" Books at Amazon
Look Inside Books:Selections from the books listed below are scanned in, in high res. Text is clearly readable and art reproductions vary from so-so to excellent. Don't miss the fact that you can usually zoom in via the "View" drop-down menu, along the top row of Amazon's Online Reader.            
Search Inside Books:Same as "Look Inside", except that the entire book is scanned in, and the text is fully searchable. This is an unbelievable resource, for research and especially for previewing a book when making the decision to buy.
Note: Some "Search Inside" features are limited to people signed in to an account which has previously made a purchase at Amazon.
search inside

Hiroshige: Japan's Great Landscape Artist

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Hiroshige Fan Prints

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Hiroshige: Prints and Drawings


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