Berlin: From Renaissance to Rococo

Wed Jun 13 - Mon Sep 17, 2012 National Museum of Western Art
Jan Vermeer van Delft, 'Young Lady with a Pearl Necklace' (1662-1665). © Staatliche Museen zu Berlin

Time Out says

One of the small clutch of surviving paintings by 17th century Dutch master Jan Vermeer van Delft makes its Japan debut at the National Museum of Western Art in Ueno this summer, as part of a show that raids the extensive collections of the National Museums of Berlin. 'Young Lady with a Pearl Necklace' is just one of over 100 paintings, drawings and sculptures on display, in an exhibition that charts developments in Italian and North European art from the Renaissance up until the 18th century.


Open Until Sept 17 Closed Mon (except July 16, Aug 13, Sept 17), July 17

Time Tue-Sun 9.30am-5.30pm (Fri until 8pm)

Admission Adults ¥1,500, university students ¥1,200, high school students ¥500, junior high school and under free

Venue National Museum of Western Art

Address 7-7 Ueno Koen, Taito-ku

Transport Ueno Station (Yamanote line), park exit; (Ginza, Hibiya lines), Shinobazu exit.


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