Patron of Art Edition 2012 Joseph II - Japan
Mr Soichiro Fukutake
Naoshima Fukutake Art Museum Foundation
On 30 July 2012, Montblanc had the special honour of awarding Mr Soichiro Fukutake the 21st Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award Japan during a splendid ceremony at the Tokyo National Museum. The Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award was established in 1992 to honour and support patrons of the arts who have given exceptional time and energy to artists and their work. For more than 20 years, the Montblanc de la Culture Arts Patronage Award has celebrated the work of outstanding private patrons of the arts throughout the world each year.