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Release Date: September 8, 2011

Recent Chronology of Exhibitions Including Scrolls from Jakuchū's Colorful Realm of Living Beings

Tokyo National Museum
October 6, 2009–November 29, 2009
"Treasures of the Imperial CollectionSplendor of Japanese Art"
All 30 scrolls without the Śākyamuni Triptych from Shōkokuji

Jōtenkaku Museum, Shōkokuji Monastery, Kyoto
May 13, 2007–June 3, 2007
All 30 scrolls with Śākyamuni Triptych from Shōkokuji

Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC
December 14, 1997–March 8, 1998
"Twelve Centuries of Japanese Art from the Imperial Collections"
9 scrolls from Colorful Realm, without Śākyamuni Triptych from Shōkokuji

Asia Society, New York
October 5, 1989–December 6, 1989
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
December 21, 1989–February 2, 1990
"The Paintings of Jakuchū"
10 scrolls from Colorful Realm, with Śākyamuni Triptych from Shōkokuji


Related exhibition, did not include Colorful Realm scrolls:

Tokyo National Museum
July 5, 2006–August 27, 2006
"The Price Collection: Jakuchū and the Age of Imagination"
6,500 visitors daily; total attendance 320,000
According to The Art Newspaper (March 2007), this exhibition had the highest per-day average of visitors of any exhibition in the world for 2006, which reflects the popularity of Jakuchū.

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