Louvre Museum: Genre Painting – Scenes from Daily Life

Johannes Vermeer, The Astronomer, 1668, Photo © RMN-Grand Palais (musée du Louvre) / René-Gabriel Ojéda / distributed by AMF – DNPartcom

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4/25|10:00 ~ 22:00 4/26|10:00 ~ 18:00 *Last entry 30min before closing
The National Art Center,Tokyo Special Exhibition Gallery 1E
[Participation fee]
Admission (tax included)
Adult:¥1,600 | College Student:¥1,200 | High school Student:¥800
Picture the genre (genre painting) refers to works that deal with the subject of everyday life. This exhibition, made up of 83 works that were carefully selected from the Musée du Louvre's massive collection, traces the development of genre painting across four centuries, from the Renaissance to the mid-19th century. In addition to Vermeer's The Astronomer, which will be shown in Japan for the first time, the exhibition presents works by prominent painters from every era and region includin Tiziano, Rembrandt, Murillo, Watteau, Chardin, and Millet, allowing viewers to enjoy the diverse charms of genre painting.