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Thursday Evening Hours Open Thursdays until 9 p.m., sponsored by Constellation Energy.

Autumn Colors

Date
Saturday, September 27, 2008Sunday, November 30, 2008
Time
10:00 AM–05:00 PM on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
Autumn Colors

Through this selection of paintings from the collection of Betsy and Robert Feinberg, visitors will explore the imaging and meaning of the autumn season as it resonated with the various Japanese schools of painting during the 18th and 19th centuries.  Works by nanga, rimpa, ukiyo-e, and Maruyama-Shijo painters all explore sites and subjects that have long been synonymous with autumn in Japan, including the red leaves of Takao and the crimson momiji, or Japanese maple.

Add to Calendar 09-27-2008 10:00:00 11-30-2008 17:00:00 15 Autumn Colors Celebrate the beauty of autumn with selections from the Feinberg collection of Japanese paintings from the Edo period. 600 North Charles Street, Baltimore, Maryland, 21201 (The Walters Art Museum) The Walters Art Museum info@thewalters.org false DD/MM/YYYY

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