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Suzuki Kiitsu: Standard-bearer of the Edo Rimpa School

Suzuki Kiitsu: Standard-bearer of the Edo Rimpa School

朝顔図屏風
鈴木其一筆 六曲一双 江戸時代 19世紀 アメリカ・メトロポリタン美術館
©The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY

First large retrospective exhibition of Suzuki Kiitsu

Rimpa School that Tawaraya Sotatsu (active in the early 17th century) was founder in Kyoto early Edo era has been established by Ogata Korin (1658-1716). After about 100 years from the success of Korin, it is the Sakai Hoitsu (1761-1828) was working to revive the Rimpa School in Edo. Hoitsu paint a more realistic and sophisticated style of painting from Rimpa style of Kyoto, the new style has been referred to as the “Edo Rimpa”.

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Suzuki Kiitsu: Standard-bearer of the Edo Rimpa School

水辺家鴨図屏風
鈴木其一筆 六曲一隻 江戸時代 19世紀 細見美術館
【Exhibition duration:9/10~10/3】

Suzuki Kiitsu (1796 to 1858) who is first disciple of originator of Edo Rimpa Shool.

Kiitsu’s style carried on the Rimpa tradition of lavish beauty while adding vivid color contrasts, a rich design sense, and a freshness that speaks to us today.

Suzuki Kiitsu: Standard-bearer of the Edo Rimpa School

夏秋渓流図屏風 
鈴木其一筆 六曲一双 江戸時代 19世紀 根津美術館
【Exhibit only in Tokyo: Exhibition duration:10/5~10/30】

Kiitsu is thus an artist who has recently been attracting increasing attention. This long-awaited exhibition brings together his masterpieces from collections in Japan and overseas, for a rare opportunity to explore his oeuvre in full.

Suzuki Kiitsu: Standard-bearer of the Edo Rimpa School

朝顔図屏風
鈴木其一筆 六曲一双 江戸時代 19世紀 アメリカ・メトロポリタン美術館
©The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Image source: Art Resource, NY
【Exhibit Entire duration only in Tokyo】

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Event Name Suzuki Kiitsu: Standard-bearer of the Edo Rimpa School
Venue SUNTORY MUSEUM of ART (Tokyo Midtown GALLERIA 3F)
Dates September 10, 2016 – October 30, 2016
Note Closed: Tuesday

*There will be an exhibition change during the course of exhibition

Open Hours 10:00-18:00 (Friday and Saturday 10:00-20:00)
*Open until 20:00 on Sep. 18, 21 and Oct. 9.
*Open until 22:00 on Oct. 22 due to “Roppongi Art Night”.
*Last admission: 30 minutes before closing.
*shop×cafe will be open daily during a period of an exhibition.
*Hours subject to change.
Admission Adult General ¥1300 Advance ¥1100
College and High School Student General ¥1000 Advance ¥800
Elementary, Junior-High school students and under are free.
*With a certificate of disability, the admission fee of a disabled person and a care-giver will be waived.
*Advance tickets will be available at the Suntory Museum reception desk until August 28.
*On Oct 22, admission fee for adults and students will be ¥500 due to “Roppongi Art Night”.
Address SUNTORY MUSEUM of ART 9-7-4 Akasaka Minato-ku, Tokyo
Contact 03-3479-8600
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