Hotel Bristol Palace is pleased to inform of the reopening of the Museo d'Arte Orientale E. Chiossone in Genoa; one of the most important Italian museum institutions dedicated to Asian art.
Founded in 1905 by the scholar and lover of Oriental culture Edoardo Chiossone, it houses an extraordinary collection of works mainly from Japan, China and Korea. The history of the museum dates back to the time when Chiossone, who had been commissioned to open a painting school in Tokyo on behalf of the Japanese government, began collecting Oriental art objects.
Over the years,his passion led him to collect a wide range of works of considerable artistic and historical value, including paintings, prints, ceramics, textiles and folk art objects. The E. Chiossone Museum of Oriental Art in Genoa is a unique place to immerse yourself in Oriental art and culture. Its extraordinary collection and fascinating history make it an essential stop for art lovers and enthusiasts of Japan, China and Korea.