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Japan Beauty: Enchanting bijin-ga paintings treasured in a private collection
January 2, 2015 - February 15, 2015¥400
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.