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[Japanese Ukiyo-e Printmaker, 1769-1825]

• Also known as:  Utagawa Toyokuni I
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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 SiteToyokuni at the Detroit Institute of Arts, Michigan
Beauty Blotting Her Lip Rouge, ca.1800/05

Notable SiteMetropolitan Museum of Art, New York City   NEW!  

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

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

Notable SiteWetmore Print Collection at Connecticut College
5 prints online

Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
5 works online

Art Gallery of South Australia, Adelaide
Kabuki actors meeting before a temple, ca.1811-14

Bilbao Fine Arts Museum, Spain
An actor of Kabuki

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

Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio

Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana

Lauren Rogers Museum of Art, Laurel, Mississippi

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

Los Angeles County Museum of Art   NEW!

National Gallery of Victoria, Australia
2 works online

Philadelphia Museum of Art   NEW!

Princeton University Art Museum, New Jersey

Ruth Chandler Williamson Gallery at Scripps College, California

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

Toyokuni at the The British Museum, London, UK

The Walters Art Museum, Maryland   NEW!

Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa, Israel

Tobacco & Salt Museum, Tokyo
3 prints

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland
3 prints online

Valtion Taidemuseo (Finnish National Gallery), Helsinki, Finland
19 prints online

National Art Databases and Museum Inventories:

Art Fund for UK Museums
8 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
5 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  

Ciudad de la Pintura (in Spanish)  

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Miscellaneous Sites:
J. Noel Chiappa's Home Page

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum
Iwai Hanshiro VI as Nanaaya
The actor Iwai Kiyotaro I and his attendant

Nagoya TV Server - Ukiyo-e Museum
Wild geese landing at Iwakimasuya

Ukiyo-e: The Pictures of the Floating World

Viewing Japanese Prints

Articles and Reference Sites:
Notable SiteEncyclopedia Britannica complete article on Toyokuni  
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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