Collections: Asian Art

  • 1st Floor
    Arts of Africa, Steinberg Family Sculpture Garden
  • 2nd Floor
    Arts of Asia and the Islamic World
  • 3rd Floor
    Egyptian Art, European Paintings
  • 4th Floor
    Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
  • 5th Floor
    Luce Center for American Art

On View: Mirror

The hairstyle of the nude female figure on the handle of this mirror—thick braids surrounding the face—was popular in the middle...

Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Hiroshige's 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth-century Tokyo, is one of the greatest achievements of Japanese art.

    On View: Left Foot from an Anthropoid Coffin

    The pliability of wood allows for more detailed and naturalistic carving than stone. Because of the scarcity and cost of the material in anc...

     

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    Seated DivinityPlum Garden, Kamata (Kamata no Umezono), No. 27 from One Hundred Famous Views of EdoInside Kameido Tenjin Shrine (Kameido Tenjin Keidai), No. 65 from One Hundred Famous Views of EdoScattered Pines, Tone River, No. 71 from One Hundred Famous Views of EdoHaneda Ferry and Benten Shrine (Haneda no Watashi Benten), No. 72 from One Hundred Famous Views of EdoBamboo Yards, Kyobashi Bridge, No. 76 from One Hundred Famous Views of EdoFireworks at Ryogoku (Ryogoku Hanabi), No. 98 from One Hundred Famous Views of EdoFukagawa Lumberyards, No. 106 from One Hundred Famous Views of EdoFukagawa Susaki and Jumantsubo, No. 107 from One Hundred Famous Views of EdoThe Emperors Akbar, Jahangir, and Shah Jahan with Their Ministers and Prince Dara ShikohTraveling CofferExport Portable Desk (Bargueño)Large JarWine Jar with Fish and Aquatic PlantsGotenyama, Shinagawa, No. 28 in One Hundred Famous Views of EdoRyogoku Bridge and the Great Riverbank, No 59 from One Hundred Views of Edo
     
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