ROSETSU – Ferocious Brush
6 September to 4 November 2018For eight weeks, Japan’s most famous tiger – along with a whole temple – will reside exclusively at Museum Rietberg in
The story goes that the Japanese artist Nagasawa Rosetsu (1754–1799) painted this monumental tiger together with its counterpart, a dragon, on the sliding door panels of the Zen temple Muryōji in a single night in the year 1786. Now the entire temple’s painted walls and a number of other, awe-inspiring masterpieces by Rosetsu are being shown for the first time outside of Japan. Rosetsu’s highly dynamic paintings created with vigorous brushstrokes and sometimes with his fingers, but also his delicate compositions painted with fine brushes and rich colour are replete with energy, wit and modern appeal.rietberg.chNOTE
- This ticket is only valid for admission to the exhibition «ROSETSU – Ferocious Brush» and entitles
to visit the exhibition twice.