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View Resource Brooklyn Museum: Hiroshige's One Hundred Famous Views of Edo

Many things from Japan have migrated over to the borough of Brooklyn, but none of them probably have the elegant simplicity of Utagawa Hiroshige's prints of his hometown of Edo, now known as Tokyo. Working through the 19th century, Hiroshige created 118 woodblock landscape and genre scenes of mid-nineteenth century Tokyo. While the actual prints are rather delicate, they can be viewed at one's...
View Resource John Singer Sargent Watercolors

The two US museums that own the largest collections of John Singer Sargent's work, the Museum of Fine Arts Boston and the Brooklyn Museum, have collaborated to mount this exhibition of over 90 Sargent watercolors. The accompanying website features a slideshow with 10 paintings, and several short videos. The first painting in the slideshow, Simplon Pass: Reading, about 1911, shows two young women...