Memorial Exhibition of The Sumida Hokusai Museum
“Landscape Scroll on Both Sides of the Sumida River” will be exhibited for the first time
As a memorial exhibition of The Sumida Hokusai Museum, “Return of Hokusai – valuable picture scroll and collection of masterpieces -” will be held.
Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849) was born in Honjo Warigesui, the present-day Kamezawa area of Sumida City. During his 90-year lifetime, he is said to have moved residence over 90 times. For the most part, however, he stayed within Sumida City. The Sumida Hokusai Museum will open in the birthplace.
Hokusai’s picture scroll that was lost overseas and was not known for 100 years in public until now. Sumida-ku retrieved in 2015 and it is about 7 meters long the name is “Sumidagawa Ryogan Keshiki Zukan” (“Landscape Scroll on Both Sides of the Sumida River”). It will be exhibited for the first time in this exhibition.
Also, among the collections collected independently by Sumida-ku, Nishikie such as “Fugaku Sanjūrokkei” (“Thirty-six Views of Mount Fuji”) known as a representative work of his lifetime, “Surimono – Japanese woodblock print” which is elegant and attractive precise brushwork, and popular read books and picture books when Hokusai lives, the selection of hand drawings which is high workmanship and various subjects will be exhibited.
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|Event Name||“Return of Hokusai – valuable picture scroll and collection of masterpieces -“|
|Venue||The Sumida Hokusai Museum|
|Dates||November 22, 2016 – January 15, 2017|
|Note||First half: November 22 (Tue.) – December 18 (Sun.)
Second half: December 20 (Tue.) – January 15 (Sun.)
※ Some exhibits will be exchange in the first/second half for protection of the work.
Every Monday(If it’s holiday, it will be next weekday)
New Year’s Holiday(December 26 – January 1)
|Open Hours||9:30-17:30 (Last admission until 30minutes befor closing)|
|Admission||General / 1,200 yen
High school student / college student / 900 yen
Over 65 years old / 900 yen
Junior high school student / 400 yen
※ Less than elementary school students are free
※ Junior high school students, high school students, university students should submit student certificates or student ID cards.
※ If 65 years of age or older, please be prepared to supply proof of the age.
|Address||The Sumida Hokusai Museum 2-7-2 Kamezawa, Sumida-ku, Tokyo|