Sponsoring of the special exhibition "The Efflorescence of Heian Court Culture Treasures from the Yomei Bunko Collection"

April 23, 2012

Nissha Printing Co.,Ltd.

We are an official corporate sponsor of the special exhibition " The Efflorescence of Heian Court Culture Treasures from the Yomei Bunko Collection"(April 17 - May 27, 2012) at Kyoto National Museum in Japan.
The Yomei Bunko Foundation in Kyoto is the treasury of the Konoe clan. The foundation was established in 1938 by Konoe Fumimaro, the twenty-ninth head of the clan and a former Prime Minister of Japan. Numbering hundreds of thousands of works, the Yomei Bunko collection comprises of early records, books, manuscripts, and artworks.
The exhibition features eight National Treasures and sixty Important Cultural Properties including celebrated treasures of successive generations of family heads such as the National Treasure-designated diary of Fujiwara no Michinaga, Mido Kanpaku ki (Diary of the Regent of the Great Hall), and the Important Cultural Property-designated letter, as well as famous calligraphic works such as the National Treasures Wakansho (the Konoe edition of the Collection of Japanese and Chinese Poems). Bringing together 140 artworks, this unprecedented major exhibition conveys the refined elegance of a thousand years of the Konoe family.

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