Museum of Asian Art, Corfu

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Posted in categories: Culture, Greece

This is the Museum of Asian art, Corfu.

And by all accounts, it is a very fine collection of Asian art too. With particular attention to the Greco-Buddhist cultural synthesis, but also with good representation of China and Japan.
No prizes for working out that this complex did not start out life as a museum of Asian art. It was originally governor Thomas Maitland‘s mansion, also housing the Ionian parliament, built 1824.
Given which…
… General Maitland, I presume
May be an image of monument
The Museum houses plenty of cultural events. For instance, just as I was taking those pictures, this was going on:
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Not for the last time, I find out about a gig here after it’s already happened.

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