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[Japanese Printmaker, 1903-1975]
Shiko Munakata Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Dallas 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)
Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco NEW!
Museum of Modern Art, New York City
National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. NEW!
Most but not all artists in the NGA database have works online
Shiko Munakata at the Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington D.C.
Akron Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
(Click on the "View objects by this artist" link)
Cincinnati Art Museum, Ohio NEW!
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
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
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum, St. Louis, Missouri
Philadelphia Museum of Art
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
Smart Museum of Art at the University of Chicago
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artelino Ukiyo-e SignaturesPictures from Image Archives:
Christie's Past Sale Archive
(database goes as far back as 1991; images go about as far back as 1999)
Sotheby's Sold Lot Archive
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish) Miscellaneous Sites:
Additional Image Search Tools:
(SafeSearch set to "strict"; go to Advanced Search (Flickr/Google) or Preferences (Bing) to change)
Viewing Japanese PrintsArticles and Reference Sites:
Encyclopedia Britannica complete article on Shiko Munakata Multimedia:
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
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Antiques Roadshow (PBS) Appraisals
"1959 Munakata Shiko Woodblock Print"
"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.
The Woodblock and the Artist