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Tokyo National Museum’s 140th Anniversary Special New-year Exhibition

Tokyo National Museum’s 140th Anniversary Special New-year Exhibition / Honkan    January 2, 2012 (Mon) - January 15, 2012 (Sun)

  
Wind God and Thunder God (detail), By Ogata Korin, Edo period, 18th century (Important Cultural Property, on exhibit through January 15, 2012, Room7)

The year 2012 marks the 140th anniversary of the Tokyo National Museum.
To show our appreciation to everyone who has supported the museum, we are holding an exhibition of selected masterpieces from our collection.
These stunning works form an exhibition equal in quality to one of our “Special Exhibitions”.
Do not miss it!

Kengu Kyo (Sutra of the Wise and Foolish)

賢愚経断簡(大聖武)

Attributed to Emperor Shomu, Nara period, 8th century (National Treasure)
Room1, Honkan
January 2 - 15, 2012
 

 

 

 

 

Autumn and Winter Landscapes

秋冬山水図By Sesshu Toyo, Muromachi period, late 15th - early 16th century (National Treasure)
Room2, Honkan
January 2 - February 5, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

Imperial record of posthumous promotion and conferring of epithet on Priest Enchin

円珍贈法印大和尚位並智証大師諡号勅書By Ono no Tofu, Heian period, dated 927 (National Treasure)
Room3, Honkan
January 2 - February 5, 2012

 

 

 

 
 

Kokin Waka Shu Poetry Anthology, Gen’ei version

古今和歌集(元永本)Heian period, 12th century (Gift of Mr. Mitsui Takahiro)
Room3, Honkan
January 2 - 15, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

Chinese Style Quatrain in Seven Word Phrases “Pine Tree on a Peak”

一休宗純墨跡「峯松」By Ikkyu Sojun, Muromachi period, 15th century
Room4, Honkan
January 2 - 15, 2012


 

 
 

Wind God and Thunder God

風神雷神図屏風By Ogata Korin, Edo period, 18th century (Important Cultural Property)
Room7, Honkan
January 2 - 15, 2012

 

 

 

Chinese landscape

楼閣山水図屏風

By Ikeno Taiga, Edo period, 18th century (Gift of Mr, Dan Ino, National Treasure)
Room7, Honkan
January 2 - 1February 12, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

Thirty-Six Views of Mt. Fuji: A Mild Breeze on a Fine Day

冨嶽三十六景・凱風快晴

By Katsushika Hokusai, Edo period, 19th century
Room10, Honkan
January 2 - 29, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Standing Bosatsu (Bodhisattva)

菩薩立像

Kamakura period, 13th century (Important Cultural Property)
Room11, Honkan
November 15, 2011 - February 5, 2012

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tebako (Cosmetic Box), Wheels-in-stream design in mother-of-pearl inlay

片輪車螺鈿手箱 Kamakura period, 13th century (National Treasure)
Room12, Honkan
November 22, 2011 - February 12, 2012

 

Related Events

January 2, 2012 (Mon) - January 29, 2012 (Sun)   9:30 - 17:00 (last admission at 16:30)  
January 2, 2012 (Mon) - March 31, 2013 (Sun)