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Japan: Modern. Elise Wessels Collection

For the first time ever, the Rijksmuseum is presenting 170 Japanese prints from the Elise Wessels Collection, picturing Japan’s rapid modernization during the opening decades of the twentieth century. Alongside prints, the exhibition features kimonos and lacquerware from the Jan Dees and René van der Star Collection and posters on loan from the National Museum of Modern Art in Tokyo.
Relevant research areas: East Asia, 20th Century

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