Japan: Back in the spotlight

TOKYO (The Japan News/ANN) - An exhibition titled “The Matsukata Collection: A One-Hundred-Year Odyssey” opened on Tuesday at the National Museum of Western Art in Taito Ward, Tokyo.

Monet’s “Water Lilies, Reflections of Weeping Willows” is displayed as part of an exhibition titled “The Matsukata Collection: A One-Hundred-Year Odyssey” that opened Tuesday at the National Museum of Western Art in Taito Ward, Tokyo. The painting was missing for about 60 years before it was found in 2016 at the Louvre Museum, and is on display for the first time since it was restored. The exhibition runs through Sept. 23 and features about 160 items collected by businessman Kojiro Matsukata (1866-1950). 

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