Toshusai Sharaku art links 


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Toshusai Sharaku: The Actors Arashi Ryuzo and Otani Hiroji III
Source: Jim Breen (see "image archives" below)


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Toshusai Sharaku

[Japanese Ukiyo-e Printmaker, 1770-1825]

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

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 SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History  

Notable SiteMuseum of Fine Arts, Boston   NEW!

Notable SiteTokyo National Museum, Japan
2 works online

Brooklyn Museum, New York City

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
The Actors Sawamura Sojuro and Segawa Kikunojo, 1794

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Gibbes Museum of Art, Charleston, South Carolina

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

National Gallery for Foreign Art, Sofia, Bulgaria
Information about the 2007 exhibition Sharaku - Contemporary Variations on Classical Japanese Prints

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California

Toshusai Sharaku at the The British Museum, London, UK

Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa, Israel

Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio
(Click the "Asian" category, then see the work in the first row of thumbnails)

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

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

Jim Breen's Ukiyo-E Gallery  

State Hermitage Museum Unofficial Site

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Miscellaneous Sites:
J. Noel Chiappa's Home Page

Viewing Japanese Prints

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Toshusai Sharaku  
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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