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Courtly Art: Heian–Muromachi period

"Courtly Art: Heian–Muromachi period"

Honkan Room 3  October 30, 2018 (Tue) - December 9, 2018 (Sun)

  
Wakan roei shu Poetry Anthology, Vol. 2 (Masuda version) (detail), Heian period, 11th century (Important Cultural Property)

The courtiers were strongly involved in the arts through the Heian and Muromachi periods, their aesthetic tastes playing a great role in Japanese art history. Literature works such as waka poems and other calligraphy written by courtiers, and e-maki narrative picture scrolls displayed in this room with decorative art objects.

Current exhibit includes:
Illustrated Scroll of Artisans' Poetry Contest at Tohokuin Temple, Kamakura period, 14th century (Important Cultural Property)
Wakan roei shu Poetry Anthology, Vol. 2 (Masuda version), Heian period, 11th century (Important Cultural Property)