Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art

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Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
京都市美術館
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Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art is located in Kyoto city
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
Location of the museum
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art is located in Japan
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art
Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art (Japan)
Established 1933 (1933)
Location 124 Okazaki Enshojicho, Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto, Japan
Coordinates 35°00′46.21″N 135°47′00.85″E / 35.0128361°N 135.7835694°E / 35.0128361; 135.7835694Coordinates: 35°00′46.21″N 135°47′00.85″E / 35.0128361°N 135.7835694°E / 35.0128361; 135.7835694
Type Art museum
Owner Kyoto City
Public transit access
Nearest car park Okazaki Koen Parking Lot (can be used for fee)
Website www.city.kyoto.jp/bunshi/kmma/en/
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The Kyoto Municipal Museum of Art (京都市美術館, Kyōto-shi Bijutsukan) is one of the oldest art museums in Japan.[1] It is located in Okazaki Park in Higashiyama-ku, Kyoto and opened in 1928 as a commemoration of Emperor Hirohito's coronation ceremony as it was initially called the Showa Imperial Coronation Art Museum of Kyoto.

Important works in the collection[edit]

  • Takeuchi Seihō: 芙蓉 (1882), 年中行事 (1886), 池塘浪静 (1887), 雲龍 (1887), 遊鯉 (1887), 宇野老人像 (1895), 渓山秋月 (1899), 散華 (1910), 散華 (1910), 熊 (1910), 雨 (1911), 絵になる最初 (1913), 金魚の句(1913), 潮沙永日 (1922), 酔興 (1924), 馬に乗る狐 (1924), うな辺 (1926), 雷公 (1930), 松 (1932), 水村 (1934), 風竹野 (1934), 風竹 (1934), 驟雨一過 (1935), 静閑 (1935), 雄風 (1940), 色紙十二ヶ月(1926–41), 八功徳水,冬瓜にねずみ

Building information[edit]

  • Planning: Maeda Kenjiro
  • Completion of construction: 1933
  • Total floor space: 9,349m²
  • Full address: 〒606-8344 京都府京都市左京区岡崎円勝寺町124

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Surroundings[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Nussbaum, Louis-Frédéric. (2005). "Museums" in Japan Encyclopedia, pp. 671-673.

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