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European artworks on display

An exhibition showcasing artworks from museum collections in Hungary will be held at the National Art Center, Tokyo, in Roppongi, Minato Ward, from Dec. 4 to March 16.

Commemorating the 150th anniversary of diplomatic relations between Japan and Hungary, “Treasures from Budapest: European and Hungarian Masterpieces from the Museum of Fine Arts, Budapest and the Hungarian National Gallery” sees 130 Hungarian and other European masterpieces on display. Works include those by Pierre-Auguste Renoir and Claude Monet. Hungarian painter Szinyei-Merse Pal’s “Lady in Violet” will also be featured. The artworks will be on display in Japan for the first time in 25 years.

The exhibition is organized by the National Art Center, Tokyo, Hungarian Embassy in Japan and other organizations. It is sponsored by Josai University Educational Corporation and other entities.