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"Modern Art"

Honkan Room 18  March 20, 2018 (Tue) - May 6, 2018 (Sun)

  
Footed Bowl Brown glaze with applied crabs, By Miyagawa Kozan I, Dated 1881 (Important Cultural Property, Exhibited at the second National Industrial Exhibition)

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:
Scenes from the Tropics: Morning, Dated 1914, 1914 (Important Cultural Property)
Taking Aim,
By Soyama Sachihiko, Dated 1890
Princess Shakuntala and King Dushyanta,
By Sato Chozan, Dated 1916
Eagle,
By Suzuki Chokichi, Dated 1892 (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Japan Delegate Office for World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago)
Footed Bowl Brown glaze with applied crabs,
By Miyagawa Kozan I, Dated 1881 (Important Cultural Property, Exhibited at the second National Industrial Exhibition)