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Hokusai-kan, Obuse-machi

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  • 墨田区にある『すみだ北斎美術館』が、葛飾北斎の人物や作風の軌跡を追った資料館であるならば、小布施町の『北斎館』は、葛飾北斎が遺した作品の数々を(テーマごとではあるものの)純粋に展示する美術館と言える。 様々な場所へ旅をした葛飾北斎が、晩年訪れた小布施でアトリエを与えられ、様々な作品を遺した。その縁と、近代以降、洋の東西を問わず様々なアートの巨匠たちの作品に多大な影響を及ぼした功績から、この美術館が...  more »
  • We enjoyed this small, uncrowded museum — two informative short films about Hokusai and many beautiful works, not just the famous waves and Mt. Fujis, but also non-woodblock forms of painting by...  more »
  • Now I got to know the famous painter for the great wave! Small museum that provides great information on Hokusai. Sit down at the interactive media to see his other paintings/prints that was not exhibited.
  • Great place, thoroughly interesting. Check out the town after.

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