The treasure of the royal family of Japan and the Echizen Matsudaira family

At Fukui City History Museum(Fukui prefecture, Japan),Focus on the Japanese art world in the Meiji era, such as the Imperial arts craftsmen system that the Meiji government founded in 1890 (Meiji 23). Approximately 160 pieces of arts and crafts including works by Fukui’s painter Shimada Bokusen and sculptor Yamada KIsai and others will be exhibited. This is the first time that the work of the Imperial arts craftsmen system is made public in Fukui.

In the two exhibition rooms in the hall, arrange the imperial family and the Echizen Matsudaira collection and the exhibition work of the World Exposition in the Meiji Era. There are costumes such as dresses worn by women during the Rokumeikan period. In particular, “Maeda Duchess manteau de cour(= French Court dress)” will be open to the public for the first time in the country. This is a must see.

A curator, Yasumi Sasaki says, “Many of the Echizen Matsudaira related collections are in the hotel. it is an exhibition with treasures that are rarely seen.please feel the air in the Meiji Era.”

The treasure of the royal family of Japan and the Echizen Matsudaira family
Fukui City History Museum
Sep.22, 2018~Nov.4, 2018.
Phone +81-776-21-0489

福井市立郷土歴史博物館

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SAITO Riko

SAITO Riko(齊藤理子)

幼い頃から絵が好き、漫画好き、デザイン好き。描く以外の選択肢で美術に携わる道を模索し、企画立案・運営・批評の世界があることを知る。現代美術に興味を持ち、同時代を生きる作家との交流を図る。といっても現代に限らず古典、遺跡、建築など広く浅くかじってしまう美術ヲタク。気になる展覧会や作家が入れば国内外問わずに出かけてしまう。