Oshita Tojiro, in Commemoration of the 150th Anniversary of His Birth, and the Genealogy of Watercolor Painting in Japanica

Gunma Museum of Art, Tatebayashi

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[Image: Tojiro Oshita "Lake Hibara in Autumn" (1907) Shimane Prefecture Iwami Art Museum (Part I)]

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Watercolor painting, which was introduced into Japan as a Western painting technique, reached its golden age from the mid-Meiji era onwards. The watercolorist Oshita Tojiro (1870-1911) published an enlightening handbook of watercolors entitled Suisaiga no shiori and an art magazine entitled Mizue, which made him the central figure in the vogue for watercolors. He also produced the finest watercolor paintings. Commemorating the 150th anniversary of Oshita’s birth, this exhibition looks back on his life and artistic career and presents numerous master examples of watercolor painting dating from the Meiji era.

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Schedule

from October 10, 2020 to December 13, 2020
Open on November 23. Closed on November 24.

Artist(s)

Tojiro Oshita et al.

Website

http://www.gmat.pref.gunma.jp/e/etop.html (venue's website)

Fee

Adults ¥830, University and High School Students ¥410, Junior High School Students and Under and Persons with Disability Certificates + 1 Companion free

Venue Hours

From 9:30 To 17:00
Closed on Mondays
Note:Open on public holiday Monday but closed on the following day. Closed during the New Year holidays.

Access

Address: 2003 Hinata-cho, Tatebayashi-shi, Gunma 374-0076
Phone: 0276-72-8188 Fax: 0276-72-8338

20 minute walk from Tatara Station on the Tobu Isezaki line, 10 minutes by taxi from Tatara Station.

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