Japanese Western-Style Painting and Japanese-Style Painting

Sep. 30 (Wed), 2015 - Mar. 13 (Sun), 2016

Japanese Western-Style Painting

The Pola Museum of Art has paintings that provide an overview of the major painters and important movements in the history of Japanese Western-style painting, from early Meiji era to the Taisho and Showa eras.
In this gallery, we follow how Japanese painters created a Japanese style of oil painting by assimilating Western painting in original ways.

岡田三郎助《あやめの衣》

Okada Saburosuke, Kimono with Iris Pattern, 1927

藤島武二《女の横顔》

Fujishima Takeji, Profile of a Woman, 1926-1927

安井曾太郎《中国風景》

Yasui Sotaro, Scene in China, 1927

Japanese-Style Painting

The Pola Museum of Art has paintings that provide an overview of the major painters and important movements in the history of Japanese Western-style painting, from early Meiji era to the Taisho and Showa eras.
In this gallery, we follow how Japanese painters created a Japanese style of oil painting by assimilating Western painting in original ways.

川合玉堂《秋立湖畔》

Kawai Gyokudo, Autumn at the Lake, 1953

小林古径《柿》

Kobayashi Kokei, Persimmons, 1934

杉山寧《薫》

Sugiyama Yasushi, Scent, 1975