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Utagawa Kuniyoshi: Mitsukini Defying the Skeleton Specter, ca.1845


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Utagawa Kuniyoshi

[Japanese Ukiyo-e Printmaker, ca.1797-1861]

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Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
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 SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!
Drawings collection online

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

Notable SiteWetmore Print Collection at Connecticut College
1 print online

Art Gallery at the University of New Hampshire, Durham
Beauty, woodblock print, 1852

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
12 prints online

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Hatsuhana in prayer under the Gongen waterfall at Hakone

Christchurch Art Gallery / Te Puna O Waiwhetu, New Zealand

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Currier Gallery of Art, New Hampshire
2 works online

Harvard University Art Museums, Massachusetts

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Kresge Art Museum at Michigan State University
Current Trend, Koma is Everywhere

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Leeds City Art Gallery, UK

Utagawa Kuniyoshi in the Los Angeles County Museum of Art Database

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

Memorial Art Gallery of the University of Rochester, New York
(Theatrical scene)
The Drunkard of Edo

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

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!

Sweet Briar College Art Gallery, Virginia

Utagawa Kuniyoshi at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland

Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa, Israel

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City

University of Iowa Museum of Art, Iowa City
Tiger and Dragon, from Birds and Beasts, 1835-40

University of Missouri Museum of Art and Archaeology, Columbia, Missouri
Dancers at a Teahouse in Furnichi near Ise, 1854

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
From Stories of Chaste and Beautiful Women, 1843-1846

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Two prints

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Scene From a Kabuki Play, 1849

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
Edo Murasaki, ca.1850

University of Virginia Art Museum, Charlottesville
From Ukiyo-e Parables for Chapters of Genji, 1843-1845

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland

Victoria and Albert Museum Catalogue, London, UK

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

Art Market:
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artelino Ukiyo-e Signatures
3 sample signatures

Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)

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 Kuniyoshi at CGFA  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

University of Michigan SILS Art Image Browser

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Miscellaneous Sites:
Notable SiteThe Kuniyoshi Project

J. Noel Chiappa's Home Page

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum
Four stations of the Tokaido road

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum
3 works

Ukiyo-e: The Pictures of the Floating World

Viewing Japanese Prints

Viewing Japanese Prints

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Utagawa Kuniyoshi  
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 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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Mitsukini Defying the Skeleton Spectre
Mitsukini Defying the Skeleton Spectre

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The Earth Spider Making Magic in the Palace of Raiko
The Earth Spider Making Magic in the Palace of Raiko

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