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Ukiyo-e and Costumes: Edo Period (17c-19c) Ukiyo-e

"Ukiyo-e and Costumes: Edo Period (17c-19c) Ukiyo-e"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 10  November 1, 2005 (Tue) - November 27, 2005 (Sun)

This exhibit features beauty pictures by Utamaro and other Ukiyo-e artists. Also in association with the Chiaroscuro prints exhibition at the National Museum of Western Art held from Saturday, October 8 to Sunday, December 11, 2005, prints using similar colors to attain three-dimentional effects are featured.
Current exhibit includes:
Collection of Contemporary Dancers: Sagimusume, By Kitagawa Utamaro, Edo period, 18th century (Important Art Object)
The Strong Woman Okane of Omi Province, By Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Edo period, 19th century
Kanadehon Chushingura (47 Ronin): Act XI, By Utagawa Kuniyoshi, Edo period, 19th century
Sundial of Young Women: Hour of Monkey, By Kitagawa Utamaro, Edo period, 18th century (Important Cultural Property)
Famous Places of Tokyo: Asakusa Bridge at the Time of Great Fire in Ryogoku, By Kobayashi Kiyochika, Meiji period, 19th century (Gift of Mrs. Mitani Tei)
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