Collection Items

  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Hachidaime ichikawa danjūrō no sinie 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34 x 23.7 cm. | Print shows actors kneeling on a stage before an audience and other figures on the stage that have horns.
    • Date: 1854
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Jūshi 1 print : woodcut, color ; 24.6 x 35.6 cm. | Print is illustration number 14 from a series of pictures depitcting scenes possibly from the tale of Genji, showing three figures, courtesans or geshia and members of the nobility, in a building.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kunisada
    • Date: 1848
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Soga no taimen 1 print (3 sheets) : woodcut, color ; 36.1 x 25.3 cm (left panel), 36 x 24.7 cm (center panel), 36.1 x 23.8 cm (right panel) | Print shows actors portraying the official Kudō Suketsune, a warrior, the two Soga brothers, and a woman in a Soga kabuki play.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyoshi
    • Date: 1848
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Soga no adauchi 1 print (2 sheets) : woodcut, color ; 35.9 x 24.3 cm (left panel), 35.5 x 24.7 cm (right panel) | Print shows actors portraying the two Soga brothers and other warriors in a Soga kabuki play.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Yoshikazu, Active - Utagawa, Yoshikazu
    • Date: 1858
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Nakamura karoku ichikawa yaozō 1 print (2 sheets) : woodcut, color ; 34.9 x 24.3 cm (left panel), 34.8 x 23.6 cm (right panel) | Print shows two actors, Nakamura Karoku and Ichikawa Yaozo, one sitting on the back of a giant toad.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Toyokuni, Approximately - Utagawa, Toyokuni
    • Date: 1830
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Oyone magoshichi taheiji 1 print (2 sheets) : woodcut, color ; 36.6 x 24.2 cm (left panel), 35.9 x 23.8 cm (right panel) | Print shows two warriors and a woman around a fire, one warrior appears to be protecting the woman from the other warrior.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyoshi
    • Date: 1848
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Yatsushi kuramayama 1 print (3 sheets) : woodcut, color ; 35.4 x 25.4 cm (left panel), 35.1 x 25 cm (center panel), 35.2 x 25.2 cm (right panel) | Print shows a god or warrior appearing on a cloud before several women gathered in a wooded grove on Mount Kurama with view of Mount Fuji in the background.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Toyokuni - Yūsai Kuniteru
    • Date: 1801
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Tsurishinobu mebae no futsuzuka 1 print : woodcut, color ; 35.6 x 24.5 cm (left panel), 35.2 x 24.2 cm (right panel) | Print shows a dance performance from a play with a woman dancing with musicians in the background, also a portrait of a warrior hanging on the wall in the upper right.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyoshi
    • Date: 1848
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Igami no gonta gonta nyōbō kosen shūme kokingo 1 print (3 sheets) : woodcut, color ; 36.1 x 25 cm (left panel), 35.9 x 24.7 cm (center panel), 36.2 x 25.3 cm (right panel) | Print shows a scene from the play Yoshitsune Senbon Zakura, with actors playing Igami no Gonta, his wife Kosen, the servant Kokingo, and another person.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyoshi
    • Date: 1848
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Sogano jūrō sukenari soga no gorō tokimune tegoshi no sukuna 1 print (3 sheets) : woodcut, color ; 36.7 x 24.3 cm (left panel), 36.6 x 24.5 cm (center panel), 36.6 x 24.6 cm (right panel) | Print shows a scene from a Soga play, with the Soga brothers and a woman.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kunisada
    • Date: 1844
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Iwai kumesaburō ichikawa danjūrō iwai shijyaku 1 print (3 sheets) : woodcut, color ; 38 x 25.6 cm (left panel), 38.1 x 26 cm (center panel), 37.5 x 25.3 cm (right panel) | Print shows actors in a fight scene.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kuniyasu
    • Date: 1818
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Horibe yatsubei horibe yajibei shōzō 1 print : woodcut, color ; 37.7 x 26.3 cm. | A scene from the drama "The Storehouse of the Loyalties." The two figures in the image are the actors Horibe Yatsubei (Yasubei) and Horibe Yajibe.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Kunisada
    • Date: 1818
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Shodan 1 print : woodcut, color ; 23.4 x 18.3 cm. | Print shows a confrontation between a court official and a lesser official with his wife standing nearby, following an offense by the court official; this sets the stage, in later acts, for the lesser official's ritual suicide and the revenge of the 47 rōnin (samurai who revenge their master's death by killing the...
    • Contributor: Katsukawa, Shunsh
    • Date: 1785
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Fūryū onna shikisanba 1 print : woodcut, color ; 37.8 x 25.5 cm. | Print shows three women (or the male actors portraying women) in the role of the three old men who typically perform the Okin Shikisanba, a sacred ceremonial no dance.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Toyokuni
    • Date: 1788
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Tachibanaya ōmiya 1 print : woodcut, color. | Print shows two actors, full-length portrait, one as a warrior sitting, the other as a woman standing behind the warrior.
    • Contributor: Utagawa, Toyokuni
    • Date: 1794
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Iwai sagenta [to] katsuyama matagorō 1 print : woodcut, color. | Print shows actors Iwai Sagenta and Katsuyama Matagorō, one reclining on a veranda, the other about to climb steps to the veranda.
    • Contributor: Torii, Kiyonobu
    • Date: 1705
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Ichikawa danjūrō [to] sakata hangorō 1 print : woodcut, color.
    • Contributor: Torii, Kiyonobu II
    • Date: 1736
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Shodan 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34 x 22.7 cm. | Print shows actors in the roles of Moronō (Kira Yoshinaka) propositioning Lady Kaoyo, Enya's wife, and Wakasanosuke (a noble offended by Moronō's behavior).
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Yodanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34.5 x 23 cm. | Print shows an old man (possibly Yuranosuke), a woman (probably Lady Kawayo), and a young man (possibly Rikiya).
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Hachidanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34.2 x 23.1 cm. | Print shows two women (one probably Konami on her bridal journey to Rikiya's home) in a landscape setting with Mount Fuji in the background.
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Jūichidanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34.2 x 22.8 cm. | Print shows a mentally disabled old man, a samurai carrying a lantern (one of the 47 Rōnin), and the goddess figure Otafuku; at the time of the attack on Moronô's home.
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Shichidanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34.2 x 23 cm. | Print shows two men (possibly Yuranosuke and one of Moronô's spies) and a woman (possibly Okaru) at a brothel.
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Nidanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 4.3 x 23 cm. | Print shows a young man (Rikiya) speaking to a young woman (Konami), they are observed by an older man (possibly Yuranosuke, Rikiya's father, or Honzo, Konami's father).
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Rokudanme 1 print : woodcut, color ; 34.3 x 22.8 cm. | Print shows two men (one is probably Kampei) and a young woman (probably Okaru).
    • Contributor: Kitagawa, Utamaro
    • Date: 1799
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Nakamaru matsue no keisei miyako 1 print : woodcut, color ; 36.6 x 25 cm. | Print shows the actor Nakamura Matsue in an onnagata role as the keisei (courtesan) Miyako, standing at a gate in the wall around a city, beating a small drum.
    • Date: 1818