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Tsuzuri Project: The Passion of the Festival Transcends Time: “River Festival at Tsushima Shrine” Makes a Symbolic Return Home

A documentary movie of the Tsuzuri Project work “River Festival at Tsushima Shrine,” the original of which is in the collection of the British Museum. The large screens that survive today were painted 350 years ago, and depict scenes from the Owari Tsushima Tenno Festival. With the help of the British Museum, Canon began efforts to bring the work back to Tsushima City and Aisai City (Aichi Prefecture), where the festival is held, as a high-resolution facsimile.

Tsuzuri Project: Once Again, to Tonomine: “Birds and Flowers of Autumn and Winter” Makes a Symbolic Return Home

A documentary movie of the Tsuzuri Project work “Birds and Flowers of Autumn and Winter,” the original of which is in the collection of the British Museum. Believed to date back to the beginning of the 17th century, it comprises four sliding-door panels painted in a composition and style typical of the Kano school. With the help of the British Museum, Canon began efforts to bring the work back to its original home in Tanzan Shrine (Nara Prefecture) as a high-resolution facsimile.