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"Modern Art"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 18  October 25, 2016 (Tue) - December 4, 2016 (Sun)

Portrait of Okubo Koto (detail), By Takahashi Yuichi, 1881

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:
Eight Views of the Xiao and Xiang Rivers, By Yokoyama Taikan, Dated 1912 (Important Cultural Property)
White Fox,
By Shimomura Kanzan, Dated 1914
Portrait of Okubo Koto,
By Takahashi Yuichi, Dated 1881
Portrait of Uesugi Yozan,
By Takahashi Yuichi, Dated 1881
Princess Shakuntala and King Dushyanta,
By Sato Chozan, Dated 1916
Flower Vase, Hosoge floral arabesque design, By Sekizawa Uichi, Dated 1892 (Gift of Japan Delegate Office for World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago)

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