"Snow Scenery Depicted in Ukiyo-e" Exhibition

Ota Memorial Museum of Art

poster for "Snow Scenery Depicted in Ukiyo-e" Exhibition

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As the term Setsu-getsu-ka or snow-moon-flower used to describe the beautiful things in nature, Japanese people took pleasure in snow as creating beautiful scenery that made the seasons more colorful. In the Edo era, this culture became particularly pronounced as the designation of some places for yuki-mi (literally "looking at snow") attests. This exhibition will present such scenery loved by people in the Edo era through ukiyo-e prints by masters of that time.

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From 2009-12-01 To 2009-12-20
Closed on the 7th and 14th

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