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Art of the Modern Era | Late 19th–first half of 20th century

"Art of the Modern Era | Late 19th–first half of 20th century"

Japanese Gallery (Honkan) Room 18  January 2, 2020 (Thu) - March 15, 2020 (Sun)

  
Plum Blossoms and Lotus Flowers (detail), By Ōchi Shōkan, Taishō era, 1920 (Gift of Mr. Fukami Kichinosuke)

This gallery features paintings and sculptures from the Meiji to Taisho period. Since it first opened in 1872 as the exposition venue of the Ministry of Education, Tokyo National Museum has collected important artworks that signify the development of modern Japanese art. The exhibit consists of selected works from the collection.

Current exhibit includes:
Selflessness, By Yokoyama Taikan, Meiji era, 1897
Plum Blossoms and Lotus Flowers, By Ōchi Shōkan (1882-1958), Taishō era, 1920 (Gift of Mr. Fukami Kichinosuke)
The Legendary Prince Yamato Takeru, By Aoki Shigeru, Meiji era, 1906
Plaque with Moon and Wild Goose, By Kanō Natsuo, Meiji era, 1897
Large Vase with Butterflies and Peonies, By Seifū Yohei III, Meiji era, 1892 (Important Cultural Property, Gift of Japan Delegate Office for World's Columbian Exposition, Chicago)

List of Exhibits 1 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
Cloisonne Vases with Chrysanthemums and Vines By Namikawa Yasuyuki (1845-1927) Meiji era, 1892 G-605