From September 20, the Museum of Palazzo Grimani at Santa Maria Formosa exhibits the whole corpus of polychrome xylographies of one of the most famous Japanese artists, i.e. Utagawa Hiroshige (1797-1858). The woodcuts and the objects on show are all part of the collection of the Museum of Oriental Art in Venice.
The exhibition Hiroshige. From Edo to Kyoto: Famous Views of Japan. The collection of the Museum of Oriental Art in Venice presents the most famous and popular images of this undisputed master of the landscape, one of the greatest exponents of Japanese art, called the “poet of nature.”
EXTENDED TO March 1, 2015