Japanese Prints

The Hood's collection of Japanese prints represents major print genres and themes, including actors, fashionable women, perspective, landscape, warriors, Japan's 19th-century modernization, and early 20th-century prints. 

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The Hood's collection of more than three hundred Japanese woodblock prints is a valuable teaching resource. The collection includes prints in a wide variety of formats representing major print genres, including kabuki actor prints (yakusha-e), pictures of fashionable women (bijinga), perspective prints (uki-e), landscape prints (fūkeiga), warrior prints (musha-e), pictures of foreigners residing in Yokohama (Yokohama-e), prints depicting Japan's late nineteenth-century modernization (kaika-e), and early twentieth-century prints (shin hanga).

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Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Japanese, 1798 - 1861
Yoshiwara Sparrows' Temporary Nest (Saka suzume negurar no kariyado)
about 1844
2005.53
Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Japanese, 1798 - 1861
Gama Sennin, the Toad Spirit, teaching Yoshikado and his sister Takiyasha the Arts of Magic
1845
2008.62
Gountei Sadahide, Japanese, 1807 - 1878/79
Panorma of the New Pleasure Quarter in Miyozaki district in Honcho, Yokohama (Yokohama Honcho kei...
1860
pr.2003.12
Masami Teraoka, Japanese, born 1936
AIDS Series / Geisha and Ghost Cat
1989-2002
pr.2003.8
Hiroshi Yoshida, Japanese, 1876 - 1950
Seta Bridge
1933
pr.2004.41.4
Utagawa (Ando) Hiroshige III, Japanese, 1843 - 1894
Prosperity of Tokyo, Fashion of the Street (Tokyo Han'ei Hayari No Orai)
1870s
pr.2004.55abc
Kiyoshi Saito, Japanese, 1907 - 1997
Ancient City Nara
1957
pr.957.187.1
Shiko Munakata, Japanese, 1903 - 1975
Hawk Woman (Taka no onna no saku)
1955; printed 1958
pr.959.40
Yukihisa Isobe, Japanese, born 1936
Untitled
1965
pr.972.155
Utagawa (Andō) Hiroshige, Japanese, 1797 - 1858
Distant View of Mount Akiba at Kakegawa (Kakegawa Akibayama enbo) Station 27 from the series Fifty-three...
1832-1834
pr.972.63.27
Utagawa (Andō) Hiroshige, Japanese, 1797 - 1858
The Peak of Fudesute Mountain from Sakanoshita (Sakanoshita Fudesuteyama) Station 49 from the series...
1832-1834
pr.972.63.49
Katsukawa Shunsen, Japanese, about 1762 - 1830
Rikiya to assassinate Honzo, number 9 from the series The Loyal League of Forty-seven Ronin (Uki-E...
after 1806
pr.975.26