Yoshida Hiroshi: Commemorating the 70th Anniversary of His Death

Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum

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Born in the city of Kurume, Fukuoka, Yoshida Hiroshi (1876-1950) aggressively studied Western-style painting in his young days. Through travels overseas, he absorbed the world’s cultures and, amid that experience, formulated his own expressive style and technique. After achieving renown as a landscape painter, Yoshida in the second half of his career took up the challenge of the woodblock print and pioneered new possibilities in printmaking. Walking deep in the mountains, he experienced nature intensely and depicted the movement of light and flowing water with great sensitivity, using sophisticated techniques astonishing even to Western experts. Yoshida Hiroshi—an artist who fused Western realism and traditional Japanese print art. To mark the 70th anniversary of the artist’s death, this exhibition will gather print works representing every stage of his development—from his earliest prints to his masterpieces, together with his woodblocks and sketchbooks—to reveal the full scope of Yoshida’s print art.



from January 26, 2021 to March 28, 2021
Closed on Mondays.


Hiroshi Yoshida


Adults ¥1600, University Students ¥1300, High School Students ¥800, Seniors 65 & Over ¥1000, Persons with Disability Certificates + 1 Companion free.

Venue Hours

From 9:30 To 17:30
Note:Closed on every 1st and 3rd Monday. Closed during the New Year holidays. Closed on Mondays during special exhibition. (Open on public holiday Monday but closed on the following day.)


Address: 8-36 Ueno Park, Taito-ku, Tokyo 110-8712
Phone: 03-3823-6921 Fax: 03-3823-6920

7 minute walk from the Park exit of JR Ueno Station, 10 minute walk from the Ikenohata exit of Keisei Ueno Station on the Keisei Main line, 10 minute walk from exit 7 at Ueno Station on the Ginza and Hibiya lines.

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