Portrait of Mr. Kume

Organization control number
KU-a005
Classification
Kuroda
Author
By Kuroda Seiki (1866-1924)
Era century
Ca. 1889 (Meiji 22)
Item shape
Oil on canvas
Collector
Tokyo National Museum
Kuroda and Kume Kei’ichiro (1866-1934) met in Paris around October of 1886. Of equal age and both former pupils of Raphaël Collin, they quickly established a friendship that would last a lifetime. This youthful portrait of Kume hints at their affinity.