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(If the dates are described, it indicates the exhibition periods of the artworks at the Tokyo National Museum.) You can view all the objects listed below in the special exhibition Galleries in the Heiseikan, from Tuesday, March 20 to Sunday, June 10, 2012.
All photographs (c) 2012 Museum of Fine Arts, Boston.
|(1)||Shaka, the Historical Buddha, Preaching on Vulture Peak, Nara period, 8th century|
|(2)||Miroku, the Bodhisattva of the Future, By Kaikei, Kamakura period, dated 1189|
|(3)||Minister Kibi's Adventures in China, Heian period, late 12th century|
|(4)||Night Attack on the Sanjo Palace, from the Illustrated Scrolls of the Events of the Heiji Era, Kamakura period, late 13th century|
|(5)||Landscape, By Shokei, Muromachi period, late 15th - early 16th century|
|(6)||Dragon and Tiger, By Hasegawa Tohaku, Edo period, dated 1606
|(7)||Birds and Flowers of the Four Seasons, Kano Eino, Edo period, late 17th century|
|(8)||Waves at Matsushima, By Ogata Korin, Edo period, early 18th century|
|(9)||Cockatoo, By Ito Jakuchu, Edo period, late 18th century|
|(10)||Dragon and Clouds, Soga Shohaku, Edo period, dated 1763|
|(11)||The Three Laughers at Tiger Ravine, Soga Shohaku, Edo period, late 18th century|
|(12)||Noh costume (karaori), Edo period, 18th century|