The Story of Chinese Art Collectors; Takashima Kaian and Others

"The Story of Chinese Art Collectors; Takashima Kaian and Others"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 8  January 2, 2021 (Sat) - February 28, 2021 (Sun)

  
Imaginary Tour through Xiaoxiang (detail), By Li, China, Southern Song dynasty, 12th century (National Treasure)

In this joint exhibition, The Tokyo National Museum and the Taito City Museum of Calligraphy present paintings and calligraphy from the Takashima Kaian (1866–1943) and Nakamura Fusetsu (1875–1969) Collections, which are both based on earlier private and court collections of the Qing dynasty.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 10 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Two Large Characters in Running Script Hanging scroll By Wu Changshuo (1844–1927), China Republic period, 1926 Gift of Mr. Takashima Taiji, TB-1643
_MD_RECOMMEND Landscape Handscroll By Tang Dai (dates unknown), China Qing dynasty, 1700 Gift of Mr. Takashima Kikujiro, TA-307 On exhibit through January 31, 2021
_MD_RECOMMEND Flowering Plants By Zhao Zhiqian (1829–84), China Qing dynasty, 1874 Gift of Mr. Takashima Kikujiro, TA-238 On exhibit from February 2, 2021
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure Imaginary Tour through Xiaoxiang By Li (dates unknown), China Southern Song dynasty, 12th century TA-161 On exhibit through January 31, 2021
_MD_RECOMMEND Narcissuses By Chen Shu (1660–1736), China Qing dynasty, 1734 TA-94 On exhibit from February 2, 2021
_MD_RECOMMEND Preface to the Orchid Pavilion Gathering (Wu Bing Copy of the Ding Wu Version) By Wang Xizhi (possibly 303–361), China Eastern Jin dynasty, 353 Gift of Mr. Takashima Kikujiro, TB-1350
_MD_RECOMMEND Epitaph for Xiang Yuanbian in Running Script Handscroll By Dong Qichang (1555–1636), China Ming dynasty, 1635 Gift of Mr. Takashima Kikujiro, TB-1238 On exhibit through January 31, 2021
_MD_RECOMMEND Qunyutang Mi Album Compiled by Han Tuozhou (1152–1207), China Southern Song dynasty, 12th–13th century Gift of Mr. Takashima Kikujiro, TB-1424 On exhibit through January 31, 2021
_MD_RECOMMEND "The Former and Latter Northern Expeditions" in Standard Script By Zhu Yunming (1460–1526), China Ming dynasty, 1514 Gift of Mr. Takashima Kikujiro, TB-1217 On exhibit from February 2, 2021
_MD_RECOMMEND Brush with Auspicious Characters China Qing dynasty, 17th–19th century Gift of Mr. Hirota Matsushige, TH-326
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