Below is a collection of Japanese and Overseas sites related to Hokusai, Shinshu, Kita Shinano, Obuse, and Ukiyo-e.



Links to sites related to cities, towns and villages in Shinshu.
Discovery Tour of Cities, Towns, and Villages in Shinshu (Japanese) http://www.avis.ad.jp/city/index-j.html

Sites related to tourism, food, hot springs, lodging, and local areas of Shinshu.
Internet Transmissions from Shinshu (Japanese) http://www.naganoken.net/index.html

Introduction to Kita-Shinano (Suzaka-shi, Obuse-cho, Takayama-mura). Accepting orders for local specialties.
Kita Shinano Guide (Japanese) http://www.info-g.co.jp/ksguide/index-g.html

Homepage of Obuse, the town of Hokusai, chestnuts, museums, and flowers.
Obuse-cho Homepage (Japanese) http://www.town.obuse.nagano.jp/index.html

History, places of interest, museums, and restaurants in Obuse are introduced through photographs.
Hometown Homepage Obuse (English/Japanese) http://www.infocreate.co.jp/hometown/obuse/obuse-e.html

Obuse's success story of its museums and city development: a Shimotsuke Shinbun report.
Town of Hokusai Parts I (Japanese) http://www.ssctnet.or.jp/shimo/home/hirosige/h15-4.htm
Town of Hokusai Parts II (Japanese) http://www.ssctnet.or.jp/shimo/home/hirosige/h15-5.htm

Official website of the International Hokusai Conference. Details of the conference and related events.
The Third International HOKUSAI Conference (Japanese) http://www.town.obuse.nagano.jp/hokusai/index/index.html

English website of the International Hokusai Conference. Details of the conference and related events are presented in English.
The Third International HOKUSAI Conference(English) http://www.hokusai.org/

Information on Seikyo-ji Temple in Asakusa where Hokusai's tomb is located.
Hokusai's grave at the Seikyoji temple, Asakusa (Japanese) http://www.city.taito.tokyo.jp/taito-co/sanpo/tairka07.htm

Over 2,000 links to museums of Japan and around the world.
Links for Japanese and Overseas Museums and Art Galleries (English / Japanese) http://www.pp.iij4u.or.jp/~murai/e.homepage.html

Roughly 100 links to museums in Japan.
Museum Information Japan (Japanese) http://www.dnp.co.jp/museum/icc-j.html

Art-related sites from around the world classified according to geographic location.
Museum Information of the World (Japanese / English) http://www.dnp.co.jp/museum/miw_cover.html

A finder site for museums of the world.
ICOM (Japanese) http://www.museum.or.jp/vlmp-J/world.html

Over 200 Hokusai's Master Pieces can be found in the reference room.
Tokyo National Museum http://www.tnm.go.jp/

Links to Shinshu art museums and special exhibit schedules.
Museums in Shinshu (Japanese) http://shinshu.epson.co.jp/shinshu/sjis/kyouyou/kyouyou.htm

Ando Hiroshige's Eight Views of Omi can be seen on this site.
Shiga Prefecture (English / Japanese) http://www.shiga-irc.go.jp/shiga/guide/hakkei/index-e.html#omi-hakkei

Exhibit of ukiyo-e prints depicting Odawara.
Ukiyo-e Gallery: City of Odawara (Japanese) http://www.city.odawara.kanagawa.jp/h/ukiyoe/index.html

Exhibit of ukiyo-e prints related to Hakone.
Hakone Theme Park for Traveling (English / Japanese) http://www2.marinet.or.jp/~kankouts/hakone/alacarte/ukiyoe-e.html

The Japan Ukiyo-e Museum in Matsumoto-shi, Shinshu.
The Japan Ukiyo-e Museum http://www.cjn.or.jp/ukiyo-e/index.html

Hokusai's illustrated yomihon can be seen on this site.
Tokyo National Research Institute of Cultural Properties (Japanese) http://www.tobunken.go.jp/~joho/japanese/oda/odabunko.html

Exhibit of ukiyo-e, Japanese prints, and folk crafts.
Nara Prefectural Museum of Art (Japanese) http://museum.senri-i.or.jp/nara-museum/ukiyoej.htm

Exhibit of Hokusai's Master Pieces.
Hagi Uragami Museum (Japanese) http://www.saitama-j.or.jp/sanjo/hum/index.html

A ukiyo-e collection of 1,300 prints. Images of the prints are not presented.
Kitakyushu Municipal Museum of Art (English / Japanese) http://www.city.kitakyushu.jp/~k5200020/e/index.html

Several special exhibits including works by the last Kabuki-theater ukiyo-e artist Natori Shunsen.
Kushigata Shunsen Museum of Art (English / Japanese)

Takai Kozan, a renowned artist and literati who invited Hokusai to Obuse.
Takai Kozan Memorial Hall (Japanese)

Ukiyo-e prints depicting pipes and cigarettes.
The Tabacco & Salt Museum (English / Japanese) http://www.jtnet.ad.jp/WWW/JT/museum/Welcome.html

Hokusai Museum in Tsuwano-cho in Shimane Prefecture.
Katsushika Hokusai Museum in Tsuwano (Japanese) http://www.urban.or.jp/home/yamatyu1/joho/tuwano/hokusai.htm

Collection of works by Utagawa Hiroshige.
Tokaido Hiroshige Art Museum (English / Japanese)

Site for the Sumo Museum in Sumida Ward, Tokyo. Collection includes nishiki-e prints.
Sumo Museum (English / Japanese) http://www.wnn.or.jp/wnn-t/museum/museum_e.html

Introduction to nishiki-e (multi-colored ukiyo-e woodblock prints).
Nishiki-e Woodblock Prints: Osaka Castle's Home Page (English / Japanese) http://www.sphere.ad.jp/ocb/siro/nishiki/nishikie.html

A unique replica of Hokusai's 36 Views of Mt. Fuji.
Tokyo University Digital Museum (Japanese) http://www.um.u-tokyo.ac.jp/DM_CD/DM_CONT/UKIYOE/HOME.HTM

Sixty ukiyo-e works including actor and theatre prints.
The ukiyo-e gallery of Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum (Japanese) http://www.waseda.ac.jp/enpaku/gallery/gallery.html

A finder for over 1,000 actor and theatre prints from the Tsubouchi Memorial Theatre Museum.
Nishiki-e Finder (Japanese) http://pro2.project.mnc.waseda.ac.jp/nisiki/index.html

Ukiyo-e works owned by Nagoya TV.
Ukiyo-e Musem: Nagoya TV (English / Japanese) http://www.nbn.co.jp/edotrip.html

Nishiki-e (multi-colored ukiyo-e woodblock prints) from the Meiji era (1868 - 1912).
The Tokyo Gas Museum (Japanese) http://www.tokyo-gas.co.jp/gas_museum/index.html

Information on the Ukiyo-e Gallery Art Hiroshige: Tokai Bank and Utagawa Hiroshige works.
Ukiyo-e Gallery Art Hiroshige: Tokai Bank (English / Japanese) http://www.csweb.co.jp/TBK/hirosige/art-hiro_e.htm

Children of the Edo period depicted through ukiyo-e.
Children of the Edo period as seen in ukiyo-e: Kumon Institute of Education (English / Japanese) http://www.kumon.co.jp/eng/ka1000e.htm

Hokusai's 36 Views of Mt. Fuji and Hiroshige's Views of over Sixty Famous Places. Accepting orders for CD-ROM copies.
Meibis Museum (Japanese) http://www.luvnet.com/meibis/

Homepage for the Seimei Kaikan in Fukuoka-shi. Features Hokusai's TANABATA-ZU.
Seimei Museum (Japanese) http://www.culture-dome.or.jp/SEIMEI/zu2.html#ukie

Homepage for the Adachi Traditional Woodblock Technique Preservation Foundation. Large images of 36 Views of Mount Fuji and other works can be seen on this site.
Adachi Woodblock Gallery (Japanese) http://www.adachi-hanga.com/ukiyoe_new.htm

Homepage for Ibasen, traditional woodblock printers maintained since the early Edo era (seventeenth century). Auction items featured.
Ukiyo-e Museum Ibasen (Japanese) http://www3.netalice.or.jp/netalice/gallery/ibasen/

Japan's only woodblock print publisher. Information regarding published literature and woodblock prints.
Unsodo Homepage (Japanese) http://www.bookmall.co.jp/unsodo/index.html

Edo shunga prints by Torii Kiyonaga, Hokusai, and other artists.
Tokyo Net Land-shunga prints (Japanese / English) http://www.ptt.co.jp/tnl/ukiyoe-j.htm

Japanese art such as fan prints, scrolls, and ukiyo-e.
Japan Art (English / Japanese) http://www.e-asai.com/art.htm

Homepage from Onbetsu, Hokkaido. Features a ukiyo-e gallery.
Ombetsu Art Club (English / Japanese) http://city.hokkai.or.jp/~artclub/english.html

Thirteen ukiyo-e prints by Utagawa Toyokuni and other artists.
Ukiyo-e Gallery (Japanese) http://www.a1-city.co.jp/~fantasy/ukiyo/index.html

The world of ukiyo-e introduced through Hokusai's works.
Ukiyo-e Paintings (Japanese) http://www.init.co.jp/hgd/

Quiz: 53 Stations of the Tokaido Road
J Entertainment (English / Japanese) http://j-entertain.co.jp/Bellsystem/Bell.html

Selected works of Utamaro and Sharaku.
Ukiyoe: Muse Collection (Japanese) http://www.iijnet.or.jp/Muse/ltc/ukiyoe/home.htm



A major link collection to museum sites around the world.
Virtual Library museum pages(VLmp) http://www.comlab.ox.ac.uk/archive/other/museums.html

A site for Venice where two Hokusai International Conferences have been held.
Venice http://www.portve.interbusiness.it/wetvenice/index.html

Links to art museums in Italy.
Art and Museums http://www.vol.it/UK/EN/ARTE/

3,000 links to art museums in Italy.
Musei online http://www.museionline.com/

Permanent collections and more with plenty of graphics.
The National Museum of American Art http://www.nmaa.si.edu:80/

Information on Louvre, Orsay and other Paris art museums.
Museums of Paris http://www.paris.org/Musees/

Information on art museums in Rome.
MUSEI DI ROMA http://www.roma2000.it/musvat.html

"Hokusai" as found through the University of Michigan data base browser.
HOKUSAI http://www.sils.umich.edu/Art_History/demoarea/

Image browser operated by University of Chicago.
The Smart Museum at the University of Chicago http://humanities.uchicago.edu/homes/SMART/SMART.form.html

Image of Toyokuni's CHUSHINGURA from the collection of the Spenser Museum of Art at the University of Kansas.
The Spencer Museum of Art at the University of Kansas(Chushingura) http://www.ukans.edu/~sma/chushin/chushin.htm

Ukiyo-e prints by Hishikawa Moronobu.
The University of Evansville, Indiana(Selected Japanese Prints) http://www.evansville.edu/~ss37/209a.html

Works of Hokusai, Ando Hiroshige, and twentieth century woodblock artists.
The Castle Fine ArtsOnline Exhibit http://www.castlefinearts.com/online.html

Katsushika Hokusai's master pieces and 36 Views of Mount Fuji.
Katsushika Hokusai's Master Pieces http://www.asahi-jc.com/woodhk.htm

A selection of 200 works by Hokusai can be seen on this site.
The Fine Art Museums of San Francisco(Art Imagebase) http://www.thinker.org/imagebase/index.html

A collection of works by Suzuki Harunobu and Kitagawa Utamaro.
The ETC Web Museum http://www2.evolvingtech.com/etc/museum/ukiyo.html

A collection of works by Hishikawa Moronobu and Utagawa Toyokuni.
UNESCO WebWorld http://www.unesco.org/webworld/asia/japill.htm

Introduction to Davison Art Center at the Weslyan University.
Davison Art Center http://www.wesleyan.edu/dac/coll_pts_japan.html

Ukiyo-e exhibit site of the Kimbell Art Museum in Texas.
Kimbell Art Museum http://www.kimbellart.org/kimjapan.htm

Introduction to Hokusai and 36 Views of Mount Fuji.
Art of the Edo Period http://www.monks.demon.co.uk/hocus.html

A cyber museum visited by 200,000 viewers a week. Hokusai and Hiroshige pieces can be found here as well.
WebMuseum,Paris http://SunSITE.sut.ac.jp/wm/

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