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"Modern Art"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 18  December 6, 2016 (Tue) - January 22, 2017 (Sun)

  
Princess Shakuntala and King Dushyanta (detail), By Sato Chozan, Dated 1916 (On exhibit through January 15, 2017)

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:
Yoroboshi (Pricipal Character of Noh Dorama "Yoroboshi"), By Shimomura Kanzan, Dated 1915 (Important Cultural Property)
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 (On exhibit through January 15, 2017)
Flower Vase, Hosoge floral arabesque design, By Sekizawa Uichi, Dated 1892 (Gift of Japan Delegate Office for World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago)