Shigemasa Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Art Institute of Chicago NEW!Art Market:
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Paintings collection online
Norton Simon Museum, Pasadena, California
Tokyo National Museum, Japan
Beuties of the East
Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
Philadelphia Museum of Art NEW!
Rijksmuseum Twenthe, Enschede, Netherlands (in Dutch)
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Sotheby's Sold Lot ArchivePictures from Image Archives:
(database goes as far back as 1998; images where permitted by copyright go about as far back as 2001)
New York Public Library Digital GalleryMiscellaneous Sites:
RKD Netherlands Imagebase NEW!
Eclectic database of images that range from old black-and-white photos to superb, zoomable reproductions
Additional Image Search Tools:
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Viewing Japanese PrintsArticles and Reference Sites:
RKD Netherlands Institute for Art History
Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.