Illustrated illustrations of Tokyo true painting famous places Azumabashi 20-22Illustrated illustrations of Tokyo true painting famous places Azumabashi 20-22

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[Currently being held ~ June 6th (Sunday) Tokyo Gas Museum]

2024.5.21

Held at the Tokyo Gas Gas Museum. 160th Anniversary of Yasuharu Inoue's Birth "Tokyo Scenery with Gas Lights"

Illustrated illustrations of Tokyo true painting famous places Azumabashi 20-22

At the Tokyo Gas Museum in Kodaira, Tokyo, the ``Tokyo Scenery with Gas Lights'' commemorating the 160th anniversary of Yasuharu Inoue's birth is being held until Sunday, June 6th.

This exhibition introduces the landscape of Tokyo from around 10 to 20, when it was transforming into a modern city, through the eyes of Yasuharu Inoue, an artist who was all the rage with his beautiful, realistic expressions.


Illustrated famous Tokyo true paintings night view of Suruga town, Meiji 14-22 (1881-89) Illustrated famous Tokyo true paintings night view of Suruga town, Meiji 14-22 (1881-89)

Illustrated famous Tokyo true paintings night view of Suruga town, Meiji 14-22 (1881-89)


Yasuharu Inoue, who celebrated his 2024th birthday in 160, is famous for his 14 works, which were created in just over 22 years from 10 to 134, when he suddenly passed away at a young age. He is known for his series of works ``Illustrated illustrations of famous Tokyo true paintings''.


Ginza store night view 15 Ginza store night view 15

Ginza store night view 15


At the venue, Yasuharu Inoue's depictions of Tokyo, including his ``Illustrated Guide to True Paintings of Famous Places in Tokyo,'' will be exhibited, as well as works depicting gas lamps, a symbol of the modern city of Tokyo.


Diagram of the prosperity of the Daimaruya kimono store, San-chome, Odenmacho, Nihonbashi Ward, 19 Diagram of the prosperity of the Daimaruya kimono store, San-chome, Odenmacho, Nihonbashi Ward, 19

Diagram of the prosperity of the Daimaruya kimono store, San-chome, Odenmacho, Nihonbashi Ward, 19


There are works that are worth seeing that give you a sense of the breath of modernity, such as a work that depicts a sunset view of Ginza Street lit by gas lamps, and a work that depicts people passing through the nighttime streets of Surugacho in Nihonbashi illuminated by gas lamps and moonlight. are completed.


Gas museum exterior Gas museum exterior

Gas museum exterior


Gas lamps used to illuminate areas of Tokyo that still remain today, such as Asakusabashi, Rokumeikan, Azumabashi, and Ginza Street. Through the works, why not feel the atmosphere of the city moving towards a new era, and think about the lives of the people that were changed by the bright glow of gas lamps?

 

◆“Tokyo Scenery with Gas Lights” commemorating the 160th anniversary of Yasuharu Inoue’s birth
[Period] Currently being held - Sunday, May 2024, 6
[Closed] Mondays
[Opening hours] 10:17-XNUMX:XNUMX
[Venue] Gas Museum Gas Light Building 2nd Floor Gallery (4-31-25 Onuma-cho, Kodaira-shi, Tokyo)
【free entrance

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