Special Exhibition: The Beauty of Merriment
—The Hikone and Matsuura Screens

November 2, 2019 to December 25, 2019

An art form that flourished during the Edo period, the term “merriment painting” refers to the portrayal of people seeking pleasure at red-light districts and banquets. This exhibition displays a compilation of merriment paintings including the Hikone and Matsuura screens, renowned as masterpieces, and other artifacts such as vessels used at such banquets.




The Museum Yamato Bunkakan

The Museum Yamato Bunkakan

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1-11-6 Gakuenminami,
Nara-shi, Nara 631-0034
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