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"Modern Art"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 18  January 24, 2017 (Tue) - March 5, 2017 (Sun)

  
Plum Trees (detail), By Yokoyama Taikan Paintings for the interior of the former residence of Kuninomiya imperial family, Dated 1926 (Private collection)

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:
Plum Trees, By Yokoyama Taikan Paintings for the interior of the former residence of Kuninomiya imperial family, Dated 1926 (Private collection)
Landscape of Grez-sur-Loing,
By Asai Chu, Dated 1901 (Gift of Mr. Takano Tokiji)
Buck and Doe,
By Morikawa Toen, Dated 1892 (Gift of Japan Delegate Office for World's Columbian Exposition)
Sacred Deer,
By Takenouchi Kyuichi, Dated 1912 (Gift of the artist)
Hoken
Style Sword Mounting, Dragon and cloud design in maki-e lacquer on nashiji lacquer ground, Metal fittings by Kano Natsuo, Dated 1873
Plaque, Monkeys and mantis design in relief,
By Kagawa Katsuhiro, Dated 1892 (Gift of Japan Delegate Office for World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago)
Footed Bowl With applied crabs and brown glaze,
By Miyagawa Kozan I, Dated 1881 (Important Cultural Property, Exhibited at the Second National Industrial Exhibition)