Saeki SHUNKŌ<br/>
<em>Tea and coffee salon, Sabō</em> 1939 <!-- (recto) --><br />

ink, colour, paper, lacquer<br />
186.0 x 180.5 cm<br />
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne<br />
Purchased with funds donated by Alan and Mavourneen Cowen, The Myer Foundation and the NGV Supporters of Asian Art, 2015<br />
2015.496<br />


In the first half of the twentieth century, Japan’s traditional art and aesthetics interacted with European life and culture resulting in a pulsating era of Japanese Modernism and the creation of Asian Art Deco architecture, paintings, prints and fashion. Explore highlights of this exhibition with the NGV curators of Asian Art.