Join Jacki Elgar, Head of Asian Conservation and Head of International Projects, Asia, for an intimate look at the conservation of Hanabusa Itchō’s iconic masterpiece, The Death of the Historical Buddha (Nehan zu). This rare 16-foot-tall masterpiece of the Edo period, which has not been on view in more than 25 years, is one of the most important Buddhist paintings of its time.

A dinner reception follows.

Above: Hanabusa Itcho, Death of Buddha, Japanese, Edo period, 1713. Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on paper. Fenollosa-Weld Collection.