Hiroshima Museum of Art


ASAI Chu1856-1907

A Western-style painter in the Meiji Period of Japan. He endeavored after development of the Western-style paintings by participating in the foundation of the Meiji Fine Arts Society (Meiji Bijutsu-kai). He himself painted many pastoral scenes full of feeling or emotion with the realism.

Farmers Returning Home

1887 oil on canvas 135.5*98.5 cm