Nanban @ Boston

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Portugal, Jesuits, and Japan: Spiritual Beliefs and Earthly Goods

“The McMullen Museum of Art at Boston College presents a groundbreaking exhibition of rare nanban art: works influenced by the arrival of the nanban-jin or “southern barbarians”—European missionaries and merchants in Japan—during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Portugal, Jesuits, and Japan: Spiritual Beliefs and Earthly Goods will be on exclusive display from February 16 through June 2, 2013.”

 

 

 

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