Japanese Painting on Display at Freer

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"The Life of Japanese Painting" opens at the Freer Gallery of Art. The exhibition displays Japanese paintings that have recently undergone conservation either at the Freer or in Japan and demonstrates different conservation and remounting techniques.


Freer Gallery of Art


Chronology of Smithsonian History


Sears, Rachel. "Now Showing: Watercolors, Pastels, and Japanese Ceramics." The Smithsonian Torch (December 1995): 8.

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Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu


December 17, 1996 - August 4, 1997


  • Art
  • Museum conservation methods
  • Exhibit openings
  • Exhibitions
  • Ecology
  • Painting
  • Art, Japanese
  • Conservation
  • Art objects



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