文部科学省グローバルCOEプログラム 関西大学文化交渉学教育研究拠点 松浦章教授古稀記念号 [東アジアの言語と表象] Previous studies have revealed that the reception of western art in Japanese artists. The purpose of this study is to explore the reception of western art in a painter as Soboku-Suita. Therefore we alalyzed the understanding of western art and creation activity in the European study. Analysis of the European study of Soboku revealed that he liked Oriental fine arts, Italian fresco and French modern painting. He experienced the trend of the French modern painting actually and learned Italian fresco and antique once more. This result suggests the importance of the Italian fine arts in western art reception. In other words, Italian fine arts were related to modernization of a Japanese painting.