Kaburaki Kiyokata and Hirezaki Eiho – Illustrations bringing color to modern literature

May 21, 2021 at 10:30am ~ Jun 20, 2021 at 5:00pm

Ota Memorial Museum of Art presents Kaburaki Kiyokata (1878-1972) and Hirezaki Eiho (1881-1968)’s masterpieces of kuchi-e (illustrations for magazines and novels) prints of beautiful women from the Meiji Era. Both are well-known Japanese art painters and specialized as kuchi-e artists from 1903 to 1916. Their art pieces beautifully depict the new modern Tokyo woman in daily life. Takeuchi Keishu (1861-1943), Tomioka Eisen (1864-1905), Mizuno Toshikata (1866-1908) and Kajita Hanko (1870-1917)’s kuchi-e prints made out of woodblock will also be exhibited.

Closed: May 24, 31, June 7, June 14


General ¥1,000

University and High School Students ¥700

Junior High School Students and below Free



Start: May 21st 2021 at 10:30am

End: Jun 20th 2021 at 5:00pm


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