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).
- A Feast for the Eyes and a Sacred Trek for the Feet: Journeys along the Tokaido Highway, A Space for Dialogue 90, September 5, 2015, through October 18, 2015
- Dartmouth Looks at the Tale of Genji (Genji Monogatari), June 16, 2014, through September 28, 2014
- The Women of Shin Hanga: The Judith and Joseph Barker Collection of Japanese Prints, April 6, 2013, through July 28, 2014
- Japanese Prints in the Hood Museum of Art: Recent Acquisitions, April 6, 2013, through July 28, 2013
- The Women of Shin Hanga: The Judith and Joseph Barker Collection of Japanese Prints
- Studying the Hood's Japanese Prints: A Student's Perspective
- "Hood Museum Exhibition Showcases Works from Major Promised Gift of Japanese Prints"