Schloss Eggenberg in Graz is the largest and most magnificent castle in Styria - a unique baroque work of art and a UNESCO World Heritage Site with a historic park.

The Japanese screen depicting Ôsaka is considered a sensational find in Schloss Eggenberg.

Sensational find Ôsaka-Paravent

During a restoration about 20 years ago, it was discovered that the East Asian pictorial elements in the Japanese cabinet at Schloss Eggenberg were not just wall decorations, but an eight-part folding screen from the early 17th century.

Video: Dr. Paul Schuster, Schloss Eggenberg

Osaka Paravent 0S4A1262 2 Michael Kurzweil
View of Osaka Castle and Castle Town before 1615

Joined together, the eight panels create a unique city view of Ôsaka before 1615 - the world's only surviving view from this period.

In 2007, a joint research project was agreed between Kansai University Ôsaka, the University of Cologne and the Universalmuseum Joanneum, which has already provided a wealth of information about the screen.

Have you already seen...?
Plot Handover Previesw
05.02.2024
Plot handover at the Expo site in Osaka
Musikgymnasium 1
16.03.2023
Adalbert Stifter High School
20221028 Vertragsunterzeichnung Expo 2 Credit Alexander Haiden
Interaction between relationships, people and ideas
Austrian Contribution