Tsukioka YOSHITOSHI<br/>
<em>A woman saving the nation</em> 1886 <!-- (recto) --><br />
from the <i>Taiheiki chronicle</i> series<br />
colour and silver woodblock (triptych)<br />
(a-c) 36.4 x 72.5 cm (image) (overall)<br />
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne<br />
Purchased, 1999<br />
1999.326.a-c<br />



Highlights of the Asian Collection

Free entry

NGV International

Ground Level

4 Dec 03 – 25 Apr 04

The National Gallery of Victoria has one of the most impressive collections of Asian Art in the country. This display reveals its diverse nature and the interactions of artistic culture and style.

Highlights include Indian Miniatures; Hindu and Buddhist sculptures and painting; Chinese and Japanese Buddhist sculpture and painting; Chinese scholar paintings and calligraphy; Chinese court academy painting; and Japanese screens, painting, calligraphy and Ukiyo-e prints.