February 18, 1931:
The Print Department of the Brooklyn Museum has just arranged a special exhibition of Japanese prints from the Museum collection which is to be on view in the Print Gallery from February 15th to February 26th. The prints are arranged in chronological order to show the development from the earliest work of the Ukiuoe School in the 16th Century to the work of the artists of the middle of the last century. The earliest prints are in black and white whereas the later ones are practically all colored. There is also a selection of Japanese books on view from the Culin Collection which was recently acquired by the Museum. Some of the more important artists represented in the exhibition are Moronobu, Kiyonobu, Haronobo, Kiyonaga, Utamoro, Yeishi, Toyo-kuni, Hokusai, Kunisada and Hiroshige I.
Brooklyn Museum Archives. Records of the Department of Public Information. Press releases, 1931 - 1936. 01-03_1931, 034.