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Courtly Art: Heian–Muromachi period

"Courtly Art: Heian–Muromachi period"

Honkan Room 3  July 17, 2019 (Wed) - August 25, 2019 (Sun)

  
A Scene from The Tale of Genji, Attributed to Tosa Mitsumoto, Muromachi period, 16th century

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:
A Scene from The Tale of Genji, Attributed to Tosa Mitsumoto, Muromachi period, 16th century
Segment of Nyoi ho shu Poetry Anthology, Attributed to Imperial Prince Munetaka, Heian period, 11th century