The former residence of Taikan Yokoyama was constructed as if it looked like a painting.


The horizontal grids of the large windows on the first floor are set at a high level so that the garden can be seen well. The garden viewed from the veranda looks like a painting.

Visitors are not allowed to enter the garden of Yokoyama Taikan Memorial Hall in order to preserve it.

Exhibits are changed as occasion arises.


"Kiyomizu Rokudo Rokujizo Sekito," a stone monument, which was made in 1660, is placed in front of the entrance of the memorial hall. The vicinity of Chinnoji Temple in Higashiyama, Kyoto, is called "Rokudo no Tsuji," or crossroads of the six worlds of spiritual darkness, and people have said that it is the road to the other world. It is considered that the stone monument was placed at "Rokudo no Tsuji."




In addition to painting materials and tools that were used by Yokoyama, flower vases and others owned by Yokoyama are occasionally displayed in the memorial hall.


A letter from Tenshin Okakura whom Yokoyama looked up to as his lifelong teacher. Okakura celebrated Yokoyama's second marriage with Naoko Endo in 1906 in the letter. Although Yokoyama got remarried to Naoko in 1903 after his first wife, Fumiko, died, Naoko also died in 1913.



A letter saying that although Okakura recommended Shunso Hishida and Taikan Yokoyama for the Bunten exhibition's examiners that was held in 1907, but Hishida was not selected.


 


"Kiyomizu Rokudo Rokujizo Sekito," a stone monument, which was made in 1660, is placed in front of the entrance of the memorial hall. The vicinity of Chinnoji Temple in Higashiyama, Kyoto, is called "Rokudo no Tsuji," or crossroads of the six worlds of spiritual darkness, and people have said that it is the road to the other world. It is considered that the stone monument was placed at "Rokudo no Tsuji."

 
 
 

Visitors are not allowed to enter the garden of Yokoyama Taikan Memorial Hall in order to preserve it.

Exhibits are changed as occasion arises.