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Exhibitions

Hokusai—Mount Fuji and the Tokaido Road

Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji: Hodogaya on the Tokaido Road by Katsushika Hokusai, Edo period

Special Display

Hokusai—Mount Fuji and the Tokaido Road

April 10 (Sat.), 2021 – May 30 (Sun.)

This special display features Katsushika Hokusai’s works on Mount Fuji and the Tokaido Road from our ukiyoe collection. All 45 pieces in our collection from his most famous work, Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji, will be exhibited over two separate periods, along with seven pieces on the Tokaido. Some other signature items from our museum will be shown alongside this exhibition, as a special display. These include “Bansei” that was created during the time of the Southern Song Dynasty and passed through the hands of both imperial families and those of the Tokugawa Shogunate (National Treasure, exhibited from April 10 to 28), and “Shrike in Barren Tree” by Miyamoto Musashi, a Japanese swordsman of the Edo Period (Important cultural property, exhibited from April 29 to May 30).

Examples
Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji: Shower Below the Summit by Katsushika Hokusai, Edo period
Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji: Hodogaya on the Tokaido Road by Katsushika Hokusai, Edo period
Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido on the Celebration of the New Year: Hara, by Katsushika Hokusai, Edo period
Fifty-three Stations of the Tokaido: Ekiro-no-suzu by Katsushika Hokusai, Edo period
The Famous Places on the Tokaido Road in One View by Katsushika Hokusai, Edo period

Special Display
Celadon vase with phoenix handles, known as “Bansei” (National Treasure), Southern Song Dynasty
Shrike in Barren Tree (Important cultural property) by Miyamoto Musashi, Edo period

Calendar

Opening Hours 10:00 am-5:00 pm (Last admission: 4:30 pm)

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