At the Otsuka Museum of Art in Naruto City, Tokushima Prefecture, actual water lilies are in full bloom around ceramic panel paintings that reproduce French painter Claude Monet's masterpiece "Water Lilies," and visitors enjoy the works and flowers together.
The Otsuka Museum of Art, which celebrated its 25th anniversary this year, has reproduced more than 1000,8 masterpieces from around the world in full size on ceramic plates and ceramic plates.
In the outdoor space, in addition to the "Water Lilies" by the French Impressionist master Claude Monet, actual water lilies are placed in the surrounding pond, and pink, yellow and white flowers bloom.
Inside, there were purplish-blue water lilies that Monet longed to bloom in his garden, and visitors enjoyed the works and flowers together.
The best time to see water lilies is until late August, and the flowers close around 2 pm, so it is preferable to appreciate them early during the day.
A man in his 70s who visited with his wife from Shizuoka Prefecture said, "I was able to enjoy the difference while actually seeing the flowers in the picture, and I am glad that they bloomed beautifully."
Natsuko Matsuura of the Otsuka Museum of Art's curatorial department said, "The water lily flowers are in full bloom and are just in full bloom, so please visit and enjoy them."