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Contributions from many of America's most important 19th- and 20th-century collectors of Japanese art illuminate the varied art and culture of Japan. Originating with the museum's inception in 1799, the collection contains many works considered rare even in Japan, with the late Edo- and Meiji-period collection ranking among the finest in the world.

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