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Japan Beauty: Enchanting bijin-ga paintings treasured in a private collection

January 2, 2015 - February 15, 2015


Gyokuyo Kurihara – Christian girl Asazuma with cherry blossoms 1918

Fine works of bijin-ga (paintings of beautiful women) by the representative Japanese-style painters of the modern times are diversely introduced from the private collections focusing on the feminine beauty in light of the key subject of the traditional Japanese art. Please appreciate the affluent development of the expressions of feminine beauties emanated from the pieces of bijin-ga paintings gorgeously assorted including those of the three great masters, viz., Shoen Uemura, Kiyotaka Kaburaki and Shinsui Itoh, in addition to Yumeji Takehisa, Tsunetomi Kitano, Tadaoto Kainosho, and so on.



January 2, 2015
February 15, 2015
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Hiroshima Prefectural Art Museum
2-22 Kaminobori-cho, Naka-ku
Hiroshima, Hiroshima-ken 730-0014 Japan