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Modern Art: Painting and Sculpture

"Modern Art: Painting and Sculpture"

Honkan Room 18  October 12, 2011 (Wed) - November 20, 2011 (Sun)

  
Prayer for Safe Delivery, By Yasuda Yukihiko, 1914

This gallery features paintings and sculptures from the Meiji to Taisho period. Since it first opened in 1872 as the exposition venue of the Ministry of Education, Tokyo National Museum has collected important artworks that signify the development of modern Japanese art. The exhibit consists of selected works from the collection.
Current exhibit includes:
Princess Shakuntala and King Dushanta, By Sato Chozan, 1916
Prayer for Safe Delivery, By Yasuda Yukihiko, 1914
Night Scene at the Railway Station, By Takamura Shinpu, Taisho period, 20th century (Gift of the artist)