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Saturday, November 9, 2013

Seiho Takeuchi Exhibit of Painting for First Time in 95 Years

Takeuchi Seiho幻の名画、95年ぶり公開 竹内栖鳳「日稼」、モデルのめい対面

Takeuchi Seiho (1864 - 1942) is currently enjoying renewed interest thanks to a large exhibit now on at the Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art.

One painting is being exhibited for the first time in 95 years.

The painting is entitled "Day Laborer" depicts a woman taking a break and drinking soup at a corner of Higashi Honganji Temple.

The painting is dated 1917 and the details are stunning, from her clothing to the background.


Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
124 Okazaki, Enshoji-cho, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto
Tel: 075 771 4107

Tuesday - Sunday 9:00 - 17:00
October 22 - December 1


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