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"Modern Art"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 18  April 18, 2017 (Tue) - May 28, 2017 (Sun)

  
Portrait of Madame H (detail), By Wada Eisaku, Dated 1911 (Gift of Mr. Hatano Mototake)

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:
The Tale of the King Wenhui and the Cook Ding, By Yokoyama Taikan, Dated 1914
Portrait of Madame H,
By Wada Eisaku, Dated 1911 (Gift of Mr. Hatano Mototake)
Woman,
By Ogiwara Morie, Mold: 1910; cast: 2010
Eagle,
By Suzuki Chokichi, Dated 1892 (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Japan Delegate Office for World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago)