Thematic Exhibition

Kiyokata’s Fascinating Paintings Inspired by Theatrical Plays

Kiyokata had loved theatrical plays since his childhood. He could grasp the essentials of the beauty in kabuki plays or kabuki dances and expressed it on his works.
The exhibition features his fascinating works of theatrical plays including some exhibits showing his close relationship with actors.

17 January – 25 February, 2020

Adults ¥200(¥140)
Elementary and Junior High School Students ¥100(¥70)
*Group discount fee for 20 or more people is shown in parentheses
Mondays(except for 24 Feb.)


作品名 制作年
Taigyūrou no Asakeno: Lithographic Supplement of Magazine Engei Gahō 1913
Pictorical Billboard for the PlayKonjiki-Yasha by Ozaki Kōyō ca.1905
Portrait of the Kabuki Actress Kumehachi 1954
Nureginu: Lithographic Frontispiece of Magazine Shin Engei 1917
Upstairs of Theater Tea-house: Woodblock Frontispiece of Magazine Engei-club 1912
Kabuki play "Dōjōji": Cover Illustration of Magazine Kabuki 1902
Frontispiece of the Ozaki Kōyō Zenshū 1941
The above are our collections