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June 6, 1998 - February 15, 1999
Museum: Freer Gallery of Art
Location: Galleries 5, 6, 6a, 7, and West Corridor
44 paintings, calligraphy, ceramics, and lacquerware created by Hon'ami Koetsu (1558-1637) and his contemporaries during Kyoto's cultural renaissance of the early 17th century are on view. Objects include hand-built teabowls featuring the distinctive black or red glaze known as Raku, as well as screens by Sotatsu, a painter who was a member of Koetsu's artistic circle.