Hokusai Katsushika art links 


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Hokusai Katsushika: In the Hollow of a Wave off the Coast at Kanagawa
Source: Jim Breen (see "image archives" below)


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Hokusai Katsushika

[Japanese Ukiyo-e Printmaker, 1760-1849]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

Notable SiteHokusai Katsushika at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Kakinomoto no Hitomaro

Notable SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Notable SiteHokusai Museum, Obuse, Japan

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  
Many works online

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  
The Great Wave at Kanagawa, ca.1831-33

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

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Paintings collection 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 SiteRijksmuseum, Amsterdam   NEW!

Notable SiteRoyal Academy of Arts Collection, London, UK

Notable SiteWetmore Print Collection at Connecticut College
1 print online

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
A total of 10 prints online

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Fuji in Fair Weather

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
A courtesan sleeping

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
Man with futon

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chazen Museum of Art at the University of Wisconsin
South Breeze, Fine Weather, Gaifu kaisei ("Red Fuji")

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

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

Hammer Museum, California
Fuji Behind the Waves off Kanagawa (The Great Wave), woodcut, 1831-33

Hammer Museum, California
Fuji from Honganji Temple in Asakusa, Edo, 1831-33

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

Huntington Archive of Buddhist and Asian Art at Ohio State University, Columbus
2 works online

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Magyar Nemzeti Galéria (Hungarian National Gallery), Budapest
The Great Wave, woodcut, 1831

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

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
6 works online

Palmer Museum of Art at Pennsylvania State University

Philadelphia Museum of Art

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California

Santa Barbara Museum of Art, California
Mount Fuji Seen from Waterwheel at Onden, woodblock print

Seattle Art Museum

Smith College Museum of Art, Massachusetts

Hokusai Katsushika at the Smithsonian Sackler-Freer Gallery, Washington D.C.
Mini-site for the 2006 exhibition Hokusai: Mad about Painting

State Museums of Berlin

Hokusai Katsushika at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa, Israel

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

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

Wallraf-Richartz-Museum, Cologne, Germany (mostly in German)  

Weatherspoon Art Museum at The University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Comparison of Genroku Poem Shells: Abalone, 1821

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
Quite a few works online

Joconde Database of French Museum Collections (in French)  

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

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 SiteGoogle Art Project
Thunder God (Freer Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.)

Notable SiteHokusai Katsushika at The Artchive  

Notable SiteHokusai Katsushika in the WebMuseum  

Notable SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Image archive with zoomable images

Hokusai Katsushika at CGFA  

El Poder de la Palabra (The Power of the Word) (in Spanish)  

Jim Breen's Ukiyo-E Gallery  

New York Public Library Digital 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

Additional Image Search Tools:
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Bing Images: "Hokusai Katsushika"   
Miscellaneous Sites:
J. Noel Chiappa's Home Page

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum
Actor paper dolls, Ichikawa Yaozo II
Nagging old woman

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum
Uki-e of the Toeizan central hall

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum
Battle between two warriors

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

Ukiyo-e: The Pictures of the Floating World

Unofficial site about the Hokusai Museum, Obuse, Japan

Viewing Japanese Prints

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Hokusai Katsushika  
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.

Notable SiteWikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Biographical info

International Herald Tribune (now part of the New York Times organization)
"The Many Faces of Hokusai," article by Roderick Conway Morris

"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

Hokusai: Genius of the Japanese Ukiyo-E

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Hokusai: One Hundred Views of Mt. Fuji

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