"Folding Screens and Sliding Door Paintings: Azuchi-Momoyama–Edo period"
Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 7 July 4, 2017 (Tue) - August 6, 2017 (Sun)
Eight Views of Xiao and Xiang (detail), By Kano Naonobu, Edo period, 17th century
This gallery is dedicated to the genre of shohei-ga, which includes mural paintings, fusuma paintings and byobu paintings. The room is especially designed for an effective display of grand-scale paintings.
Current exhibit includes:
Cormorant Fishing, By Kano Tan'yu, Edo period, 17th century (Important Cultural Property, Lent by OKURA MUSEUM OF ART, Tokyo)
, By Kano Naonobu, Edo period, 17th century