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[Japanese Painter, 1807-1891]
Shibata Zeshin Works Online
Categorized & Annotated
Paintings in Museums and Public Art Galleries Worldwide:
Dallas Museum of Art, Texas NEW!Art Market:
(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!
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City NEW!
Metropolitan Museum of Art Timetable of Art History
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston NEW!
Paintings collection online
Art Gallery of Greater Victoria, British Columbia
7 works online
Cleveland Museum of Art, Ohio
Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indiana
Kimbell Art Museum, Fort Worth, Texas NEW!
Los Angeles County Museum of Art NEW!
San Antonio Museum of Art, Texas
San Diego Museum of Art, California NEW!
The Walters Art Museum, Maryland NEW!
Tikotin Museum of Japanese Art, Haifa, Israel
(e.g. records of past sales at auction; sites providing examples of the artist's signature)
Artelino Ukiyo-e SignaturesPictures from Image Archives:
2 sample signatures
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)
Additional Image Search Tools:Articles and Reference Sites:
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Union List of Artist Names (Getty Museum)
Reference sheet with basic information about the artist and pointers to other references.
Wikipedia, the "Open Content" Encyclopedia
Ibakari folding screen