The Menard Art Museum (メナード美術館) is a museum located in Komaki, Aichi Prefecture, Japan. The museum was founded by the owners of Nippon Menard Cosmetic Co. and opened in 1987.For travelers who use our world travel planner, Komaki holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Menard Art Museum and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Art works in the permanent collection include "Portrait of Jeanne Martin in hat adorned with rose" by Édouard Manet (1881), and "Man in a Field or Evening, the End of the Day" (1889) by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh.
The museum has a large collection of Japanese paintings of the 19th and 20th centuries. On display are both works of art in traditional Japanese style of painting (Nihonga), as well as images that have been influenced by Western art movements (Yōga). Paintings in traditional Japanese style are by Tawaraya Sōtatsu, Ogata Kōrin, Katsushika Oi, Yokoyama Taikan, Uemura Shōen, Kobayashi Kokei, Yasuda Yukihiko, Maeda Seison, Murakami Kagaku, Okumura Togyū, Fukuda Heihachirō, Hayami Gyoshū, Higashiyama Kaii, Takayama Tatsuo, Kayama Matazō and Hirayama Ikuo.
Among the Western influenced artists found in the collection are Fujishima Takeji, Okada Saburōsuke, Yasui Sōtarō, Umehara Ryūzaburō, Kuniyoshi Yasuo, Kishida Ryūsei, Yamaguchi Takeo, Munakata Shikō, Nakamura Tsune, Kanji Maeta, Saeki Yūzō and Koide Narashige.
Menard Art Museum Reviews
I went here on a recommendation and discount ticket from a friend and I wasn't disappointed. There are many famous artists paintings here including Van Gogh and Monet. Although it's not a large... more »
I worked in Komaki for six months, and visited the Menard Art Museum several times during my stay. The Menard Art Museum features quite a good collection of European paintings and sculpture by... more »
Impressive collection for such a small place.
Small but very cozy art museum near Nagoya city. Menard is the cosmetic maker in Japan. The museum is the private collection of the founders. Very near from Konami castle.
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