University of California Riverside
Wong Endowment
IMAGES: A sampling of links to sources for images of Asian art.
Silk Road Seattle Project
Simpson Center for the Humanities, University of Washington: extensive sections on (1) historical texts, (2) cities and architecture, (3) museum collections, (4) traditional culture, and (5) a Silk Road atlas.
Center for the Art of East Asia (CAEA)
Univ. of Chicago Digital Scrolling Painting Project, Chicago, IL
CAEA’s project to create a database of Chinese handscroll paintings with digitized sections of a handscroll that are "stitched" together can be viewed as a continuous virtual image in the computer.
International Dunhuang Project, British Library,
The International Dunhuang Project was established to promote the study and preservation of the archaeological legacy of the Eastern Silk Road through international cooperation.
Ukiyo-E Gallery
Retired Prof. Jim Breen’s web page provides information about Japanese Ukiyo-e, i.e., woodblock prints from various artists such as Hiroshige, Hokusai, Utamaro and many others.
Viewing Japanese Prints
John Fiorillo's compilation of images and explanations of Japanese prints, including introductions to ukiyo-e, 20th C. shin hanga, sôsaku hanga, and modern/contemporary prints.
Ruth and Sherman Lee Institute for Japanese Art at the Clark Center
Highlights of the collection are Buddhist paintings and sculpture, a wide range of Edo period (1615-1868) paintings, and close to thirty pairs or single byobu (folding screens).
Manyo’an Collection of Japanese Art at the Gitter-Yelen Study Center
The Gitter-Yelen Art Study Center is dedicated to the research and study of Japanese art and American Self-Taught art.
The Trammel and Margaret Crow Collection of Asian Art, Dallas, Texas
Located in the Arts District of downtown Dallas, The Crow Collection is a permanent set
of galleries dedicated to the arts and cultures of China, Japan, India and Southeast Asia.
Seattle Art Museum
Selected images from the permanent collection of Asian art.
Honolulu Academy of Arts
A noteworthy center for the study of Chinese art, the museum collections are especially rich in Buddhist cave sculpture of the 4th through 10th centuries, ceramics from the Neolithic through Qing dynasties, paintings from the Ming and Qing dynasties, Chinese furniture of the 16th to 19th centuries, as well as bronze ritual vessels, sculptures, and jades of the Shang, Zhou and Han dynasties. Works from Japan, Southeast Asia and India are also featured in lesser numbers.
Peabody Essex Museum
The Peabody Essex is one of the nation’s major museums for Asian art, including Japanese, Chinese, Korean, and Indian art, along with the finest collection of Asian Export art extant, and nineteenth-century Asian photography.
British Library
Resource that gives you instant access to thousands of images from the British Library’s collections.
Grove Art Online (Grove Dictionary of Art)
NOTE: Accessible only from the UCR campus electronic domain or with a Proxy Server account or VPN
Grove Art Online directs you to a variety of excellent art image collections. Art Resource, Bridgeman Art Library and Art Image Links provide searchable image collections covering hundreds of areas in the visual arts.
Visual Collections (Cartography Associates)
An eclectic offering of images of art, history and culture
UC Image Service now includes access to 5,000 selected works from the Taipei, Taiwan National Palace Museum’s permanent collection. The scope of these works spans seven millennia of Chinese history and pre-history. Works include rare books, ceramics, paintings, bronzes, jewelry, studio accessories, costumes, and more. For access and information see UC Image Service below.
UC Image Service
NOTE: Some larger jpeg images from this service are available only from the UCR campus electronic domain or with a Proxy Server account or VPN
The UC Image Service provides digital image collections and robust tools with Insight® software in support of teaching, learning, and research for faculty and students of the University of California. (Insight® Tutorial)