The Gallery is home to one of the most comprehensive collections of Japanese art in Canada, historical collections featuring Canadian and international works, and exceptional contemporary art.
Pendant is of a regular oval outline, carved in low relief with a bird amidst blossoms and fruit. Pendant is on a cord with a single round bead; the amber if of semi-translucent reddish-brown hue.
interior view of a theatre during a Kabuki performance; stage is at centre with actors and scenery and audience is on three sides with upper boxes at right and left;
oval image of a woman with curly light brown hair & blue eyes wearing a white gown; case has a metal hinge & clasp & is covered with red leather on the exterior; portrait has a gold oval m
Portrait of the Kabuki actor Ichikawa Danjuro, from the book Ehon Butai Ogi (Picture Book of Kabuki Actors in Fan-prints, issued together with Shunsho Katsukawa)
Calligraphy is a letter to a patron in thanks for a gift of food.
2 abstracted human figures: hear & torso of a woman? (looks like breasts are distinguished) & full figure of a child; what may be a third figure is kneeling above the child
Three banks of kirigane mist float horizontally across picture. Painting detailed but rather harsh poor quality.
portrait of the shogun within the interior of a home; books, western style clock and lamp in the background; he wears a dark blue hakama over a lighter blue kimono
Image of sailboats on the water at night. Full moon in a dark sky with clouds and reflections on water. Colour: blue
print depicts a dove carrying an olive branch in it's beak; overhead is a yellow sun
Black and white textile stencil of flora and butterflies.
Blue on white;oval;crest in centre of upper surface; upper surface concave; blue design band on upper surface edge & exterior near base; Crest-Bailey of Co.
Chinese export painting; portrait of a standing woman wearing a blue robe with yellow cuffs; she holds a flower in her left hand proper and a closed fan in her right;
Scarab amulet with drilled protrusion in center of underside (rather than drilled hole through length)
Landscape with distant purple mountains & low green hills in background . Foreground consists of a shore (in orange, blue, brown & green) bordering a body of water (in green & brown).
Three red birds above a fan shape which is above a pink field, all inside an arch with blue & red markings.
Kabuki actor Nakamura Ganjiro is in the role of Kamiji.
Blue and brown bird perched on a branch above a chrysanthemum.
Ivory figure of a seated Daruma holding a peach to his mouth with one hand while scratching the back of his head. Toes of L proper foot protrude from robe at front.
crude figure of a standing dog with brown glaze on top half. Colour: brown
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