KANDA MATSUYA | Tokyo, Japan | est.1884

500mm x 700mm | gouache & colored pencil

Artwork Story

Kanda Matsuya is one of Tokyo’s most famous soba restaurants which also happens to be the oldest resturant in Tokyo. Japanese people traditionally eat soba noodles to greet the new year, a tradition known as toshi-koshi soba.


Dec 2021

“Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.”
Leonardo da Vinci


Artwork details

This artwork  was a great opportunity to get familiar with Japanese beautiful culture and I even managed to find some japanese friend who helped me correct the writing on signage and lanterns, the old woods patterns and all different details on facade material.

“Knowledge of the past and of the places of the earth is the ornament and food of the mind of man.”
Leonardo da Vinci