The Museum of Oriental Art has a collections of 727 single prints and 276 books, most of which are bound prints album, for a total of 12.200 images, entirely available for consultation on the website https://www.dh-jac.net/db/nishikie/search_portal.php?&lang=en
They are mostly Japanese prints of the Edo period (1603-1868), especially ukiyoe “floating world” images. The woodblock prints depicted life, trips and protagonists of pleasure quarters and theatres: the vibrating and evolving urban society of the Tokugawa period.
In the Museum collection, the most important masters of ukiyoe are well represented. Among them: Hokusai, Kunisada e Hiroshige, Eizan.