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The Woman with the Pearl in Tokyo

The National Museum of Western Art in Ueno will be displaying works by the 19th century French painter Camille Corot (1796-1875) in an exhibition titled “Corot: Souvenirs et Variations“. The highlight of the exhibition will be his painting “The Woman with the Pearl” which is said to be his ‘Mona Lisa’.

The exhibition was put together with cooperation from the Musée du Louvre in Paris and will feature more than 110 paintings and prints by Corot, Renoir, Sisley, Braque and others who were influenced by Corot.

Event Details:

Location: The National Museum of Western Art
Dates: June 14th through August 31st, 2008
Hours: 9:30 – 5:30 (Fridays 9:30 – 8:00), Closed on Mondays, except open on July 21 and August 11, and closed on July 22nd (Tuesday).
Admission: General: Y1,500, College students: Y1,100, High school students: Y700
Access: The closest stations are JR Ueno, Keisei Ueno and Tokyo Metro Ueno (map & directions).

Photo Credit: Wikimedia, Camille Corot – Woman with a Pearl