PROGRAM
“Portrait of Hayashi Tadamasa (on Balcony of Koechlin’s Residence)”, c. 1904

Hayashi Tadamasa: Paris Art Dealer Promoter of Japonisme

Hayashi Tadamasa was the first Japanese individual to trade in Japanese art in the West. This exhibition, featuring works from the collection of Kigi Yasuko, an historical novelist and wife of Hayashi’s grandson, traces the life of Hayashi Tadamasa with focus on his involvement in expositions and related activities, the friendships he built up through Japanese and Western art and crafts, and the fate of his collection.

Title
Hayashi Tadamasa: Paris Art Dealer Promoter of Japonisme
Place
National Museum of Western Art
Time
February 19 – May 19, 2019
URL
https://www.nmwa.go.jp/en/