The 300th Anniversary of his Birth: Jakuchu

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

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To commemorate the 300th anniversary of the birth of Jakuchu Ito (1716-1800), key works from across the different stages of Jakuchu’s career will be featured here in this special exhibtion. Among them, the 3 scroll paintings of the Sakyamuni Triad and 30 scroll paintings of “The Colorful Realm of Living Beings” (The Museum of the Imperial Collections)— works created as a personal offering to Shokokuji Temple — will be shown together in Tokyo for the first time. The exhibition will explore the life and work of this leading figure, renown as one of Japan’s most remarkable artists, whose popularity has soared in recent years.



from April 22, 2016 to May 24, 2016
Exhibition Hours: 9:30-20:00 on Fridays. Closed on 4/25 and 5/09.


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