Reading (detail), By Kuroda Seiki, 1891
Kuroda Memorial Hall Collection Highlights Gallery
October 31, 2017 (Tue) - November 12, 2017 (Sun)
The Kuroda Memorial Hall was built to commemorate the Western-style painter Kuroda Seiki’s bequest of his heritage and works to the country. The Collection Highlights Gallery on the second floor preserves his renowned works Wisdom, Passion, Sentiment; Maiko Girl; Lakeside (all designated as Important Cultural Properties), and Reading, which are on view for the public three times a year (two weeks each during New Year, the Cherry-blossom season, and Ueno Cultural Festival).