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This website is run by the National Museum of Art, Osaka (NMAO). Your use of the website constitutes your agreement to be bound by the following terms of use. These site policies may be subject to change based on need or circumstances approved by the NMAO. In such a case, the updated edition of this document will be posted on the website. Please check the website periodically for any changes.


The copyrights and other rights pertaining to the contents of the Website (all text, images, graphics, documents, and other materials) belong to the Museum or the providers of such information to the Museum. These contents are protected by the Copyright Law of Japan, the international copyright treaties, and copyright laws of other countries. Any use of the contents provided by the website beyond the scope of private use as prescribed in copyright laws is prohibited. In addition, it is strictly prohibited to provide the contents to a third party without the prior permission of the copyright owner, regardless of the method of distribution, such as alteration, reproduction, rental/lease, loan, sales, publication, transmission or broadcast. However, if the terms of use for individual copyrighted works are separately stipulated, priority shall be given to these terms and conditions.


Third parties can freely link to the Website solely for non-commercial purposes with a prior notice to: . In this case, please use a link to the top page of our website: If you need to make a link to any other non-top webpage, please make it clear to your visitors that the said page is located in the Museum's website.

Browsing Environment

  • The contents of the website, apart from some exceptional sections, comply with HTML (Hyper Text Markup Language) 5 and CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) Level 3. A visitor can access the basic information of the contents under any browsing environment if it can interpret a minimum set of tags defined in the HTML specifications.


The Website presents part of the contents by using the PDF format.
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All names of the museums, companies, services, and products contained in the website are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Museum or relevant companies or organizations. The website of the Museum may contain the names of such products or companies for the convenience of the explanation of the contents, but the Museum has no intention or purpose to breach their trademark rights.


  1. The Museum has carried out thorough investigation and verification before publishing any information on the website. However the Museum does not guarantee their accuracy, usability, certainty, safety, or suitability for any particular purpose. In no event shall the Museum be liable for any loss or damage whatsoever arising from the use of the website.
  2. The website design, the terms of use, the URL Information and the contents posted on this website are subject to change or deletion without prior notice. In no event shall the Museum be held responsible, regardless of the reason, for any damage and loss arising from such change, deletion, suspension or discontinuation.
  3. Third parties' websites linked from or providing a link to this Website (hereinafter referred to as Linked Sites) are managed under the responsibility of the individual administrators of the Linked Sites, and not by the Museum. The availability of such a link to the website does not imply any partnership or special relationship between such Link Sites and the Museum. In no event shall the Museum be liable for the contents of these Linked Sites, or for any loss and damage whatsoever arising from the use of these Linked Sites.