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Utagawa Kunisada

[Japanese Ukiyo-e Printmaker, 1786-1864]

• Also known as:  Kochoro Kunisada
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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Notable SiteArt Institute of Chicago   NEW!

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 SiteFitzwilliam Museum PHAROS Website, Cambridge, UK

Notable SiteHermitage Museum, Saint Petersburg, Russia

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

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

Ball State Museum of Art, Indiana
2 works online

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
Kabuki actor as a woodcutter

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Brooklyn Museum, New York City
2 works illustrated are by Utagawa Kunisada

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire

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

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

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
13 works online

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)  

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

San Diego Museum of Art, California   NEW!

Seattle Art Museum

Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas
Scene from the 53 Stations of the Tokaido Series

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

Utagawa Kunisada at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa, Israel

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Ohan and Choemon, 1860

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
The Actors Kasugaya Tokijiro and Hananaya Urazato in a Play, 1856

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
From Inside the Sixty-Plus Japanese Prefectures-Izo, ca.1845

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Two prints

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Three prints

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Woman with Bow and Arrow, ca.1855

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Scene from a Kabuki Play, ca.1842

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
5 works online when last checked

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
Numerous sample 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 SiteWikimedia Commons Image Database  

Utagawa Kunisada at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteThe Utagawa Kunisada (Toyokuni III) - Project

J. Noel Chiappa's Home Page

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum
Bon festival dance

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum
Ichikawa Danjuro VII
The sumo wrestler Abumatsu

Ohmi Gallery: Ukiyo-e and Shin Hanga prints from the collection of Dr Ross Walker

Ukiyo-e: The Pictures of the Floating World

Viewing Japanese Prints

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Utagawa Kunisada  
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

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