Ōta Memorial Museum

Ōta Memorial Museum

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Name: Ōta Memorial Museum
Place: 1-10-10 Jingu-mae Shibuya city
Established: January 13, 1980
Main exhibit.: The collection (total 14,000 pieces) has a remarkable character, not only masterpieces by Kitagawa Utamaro, Katsushika Hokusa and Utagawa Hiroshige but also masterpieces of ukiyo-e from its origin through all stages.
Overview: The museum was founded based on the ukiyo-e collection of late Seizō OtaⅤ, former president of Tōhō Insurance Company in order to show widely its collection to public.  This collection is not only covering representative masterpieces of ukiyo-e from its origin through all its stages, but also collecting both masterpieces of nikuhitsu-ga painting and ukiyo-e wood-block prints, which are two substantial portions of ukiyo-e.
Official website: http://www.ukiyoe-ota-muse.jp/eng