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Edo (江戸時代)

1603 - 1868

Age of Discovery

Edo (江戸時代)

Katsushika Hokusai

The masters' master

1760-1849

Utagawa Kuniyoshi

An underdog artist pits monsters vs. superheroes

1797-1861

Katsushika Ōi

Daughter of a master brings a new perspective to Edo Japan

1800-1866
Courtesan Asleep

Courtesan Asleep

Katsushika Hokusai,1800
Amida Waterfall on the Kisokaido Road

Amida Waterfall on the Kisokaido Road

Katsushika Hokusai,1827
Fuji from Goten-yama, at Shinagawa on the Tôkaidô

Fuji from Goten-yama, at Shinagawa on the Tôkaidô

Katsushika Hokusai,1830
Small Red Blossoms on a Vine

Small Red Blossoms on a Vine

Katsushika Hokusai,1830
Viewing Sunset over Ryôgoku Bridge from the Onmaya Embankment

Viewing Sunset over Ryôgoku Bridge from the Onmaya Embankment

Katsushika Hokusai,1830
Kohada Koheiji

Kohada Koheiji

Katsushika Hokusai,1831
Ushibori in Hitachi Province

Ushibori in Hitachi Province

Katsushika Hokusai,1830-1831
The Falling Mist Waterfall at Mount Kurokami

The Falling Mist Waterfall at Mount Kurokami

Katsushika Hokusai,1832
Fujimigahara in Owari Province

Fujimigahara in Owari Province

Katsushika Hokusai,1830-1832
Fishing by Torchlight in Kai Province

Fishing by Torchlight in Kai Province

Katsushika Hokusai,1833

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi

Ghosts, madness, and the blood-soaked end of feudalism

1839-1892
The Earth Spider Creating Monsters

The Earth Spider Creating Monsters

Utagawa Kuniyoshi,1843
The Taira ghosts arising from the sea

The Taira ghosts arising from the sea

Utagawa Kuniyoshi,1845
Takiyasha the Witch and the Skeleton Spectre

Takiyasha the Witch and the Skeleton Spectre

Utagawa Kuniyoshi,1843-1847
Night Scene in the Yoshiwara

Night Scene in the Yoshiwara

Katsushika Ōi,1850
Operating on Guanyu's Arm

Operating on Guanyu's Arm

Katsushika Ōi,1850
Three Women Playing Musical Instruments

Three Women Playing Musical Instruments

Katsushika Ōi,1850
Kinuta: Beauty Fulling Cloth in the Moonlight

Kinuta: Beauty Fulling Cloth in the Moonlight

Katsushika Ōi,1850
Beauty Viewing Cherry Blossoms at Night

Beauty Viewing Cherry Blossoms at Night

Katsushika Ōi,1850
The Okazaki Cat Demon

The Okazaki Cat Demon

Utagawa Kuniyoshi,1850
Ushiwakamaru Fights Benkei on Gojô Bridge

Ushiwakamaru Fights Benkei on Gojô Bridge

Utagawa Kuniyoshi,1847-1850
Ghosts, Devils and the King of Hell

Ghosts, Devils and the King of Hell

Utagawa Kuniyoshi,1850
Tamatori escaping from the Dragon King

Tamatori escaping from the Dragon King

Utagawa Kuniyoshi,1853
Recovering a Jewel from the Palace of the Dragon King

Recovering a Jewel from the Palace of the Dragon King

Utagawa Kuniyoshi,1853
Prince Yoshitsune learning the art of swordsmanship

Prince Yoshitsune learning the art of swordsmanship

Utagawa Kuniyoshi,1858
The Poet Dainagon Sees an Apparition

The Poet Dainagon Sees an Apparition

Utagawa Kuniyoshi,1860
Ôya Tarô Mitsukuni

Ôya Tarô Mitsukuni

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi,1865
Kiyohime, Emerging from the Hidaka River, Turning into a Serpent

Kiyohime, Emerging from the Hidaka River, Turning into a Serpent

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi,1865
100 Aspects, No 3. Rising Moon Over Mt. Nanping

100 Aspects, No 3. Rising Moon Over Mt. Nanping

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi,1885
100 Aspects, No 1. The Courtesan Takao

100 Aspects, No 1. The Courtesan Takao

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi,1885
100 Aspects, No 8. Moonlight Patrol

100 Aspects, No 8. Moonlight Patrol

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi,1885
100 Aspects, No 5. A Poem by Kikaku

100 Aspects, No 5. A Poem by Kikaku

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi,1885
100 Aspects, No 4. The Gion District

100 Aspects, No 4. The Gion District

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi,1885
100 Aspects, No 10. Moon of pure snow at Asano River

100 Aspects, No 10. Moon of pure snow at Asano River

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi,1885
100 Aspects, No 7. Inaba Mountain Moon

100 Aspects, No 7. Inaba Mountain Moon

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi,1885
100 Aspects, No 9. Mountain moon after rain

100 Aspects, No 9. Mountain moon after rain

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi,1885
100 Aspects, No 6. The Village of the Shi Clan on a Moonlit Night

100 Aspects, No 6. The Village of the Shi Clan on a Moonlit Night

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi,1885
100 Aspects, No 2. Chang'e flees to the moon

100 Aspects, No 2. Chang'e flees to the moon

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi,1885
The Ghost of Akugenta Yoshihira

The Ghost of Akugenta Yoshihira

Tsukioka Yoshitoshi,1889