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Courtly Art: Heian–Muromachi period

"Courtly Art: Heian–Muromachi period"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 3  January 2, 2019 (Wed) - February 3, 2019 (Sun)

  
Illustrated Scroll of Horse Doctors (detail), Kamakura period, dated 1267 (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 Horse Doctors, Kamakura period, dated 1267 (Important Cultural Property)
Detached Segment of Illustrated Scroll of Horse Doctors, Kamakura period, 13th century (Important Cultural Property)
Kokin waka shu Poetry Anthology (Gen'ei version), Vol. 2, Heian period, 12th century (National Treasure, Gift of Mr. Mitsui Takahiro)
Poem of Bai Le-tian, Heian period, 12th century
Segment of Anthology of Poems Composed by Ki no Tsurayuki, Attributed to Ki no Tsurayuki, Heian period, 10th century (Gift of Mrs. Morita Chikka)

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