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"Modern Art"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 18  February 14, 2018 (Wed) - March 18, 2018 (Sun)

  
Eight Famous Places of Kyoto (detail), By Maeda Seison, Dated 1916

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 Famous Places of Kyoto, By Maeda Seison, Dated 1916
Prince Yamato Takeru no Mikoto,
By Aoki Shigeru, Dated 1906
Brahmin,
By Hirakushi Denchu, Dated 1917
Eagle,
By Suzuki Chokichi, Dated 1892 (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Japan Delegate Office for World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago)
Mount Fuji, Plaque in cloisonné,
By Attributed to Namikawa Sousuke, Dated 1893 (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Japan Delegate Office for World's Columbian Exposition)
Large Vase, Plum tree design in underglaze iron brown under yellow glaze,
By Miyagawa Kozan I, Dated 1892 (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Japan Delegate Office for World's Columbian Exposition)