Kuroda Seiki's Morning Toilette on Exhibition in Modern Kyoto

@article{Tseng2008KurodaSM,
  title={Kuroda Seiki's Morning Toilette on Exhibition in Modern Kyoto},
  author={A. Y. Tseng},
  journal={The Art Bulletin},
  year={2008},
  volume={90},
  pages={417 - 440}
}
  • A. Y. Tseng
  • Published 2008
  • Art
  • The Art Bulletin
  • After nearly ten years of training in France, the artist Kuroda Seiki returned to Japan to mark his professional debut with the exhibition of his controversial painting Morning Toilette (1893). Kuroda's painting of a nude woman standing before a mirror was first shown publicly in Paris and Tokyo but did not gain widespread recognition and notoriety until its display at the Fourth National Industrial Exhibition held in Kyoto in 1895. Receiving both public censure and official distinction, the… CONTINUE READING
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