"The Arts of the Imperial Court | 8th–16th century"
Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 3 February 4, 2020 (Tue) - March 15, 2020 (Sun)
Part of The Origins of Yūzū Nenbutsu Buddhism (detail), Previously owned by Mr. Hashimoto Tatsujirō, Nanbokuchō period, 14th century (Important Art Object)
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:
Part of The Origins of Yūzū Nenbutsu Buddhism, Nanbokuchō period, 14th century (Important Art Object)
Part of The Collected Works of Bai Juyi (Called the “Xinyuefu Fragment”), Heian period, 12th century (Gift of Mr. Yano Takamichi)