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Celebrating the Legacy of Yinyuan Longqi (Ingen Ryuki) and the Art of Ōbaku

Celebrating the Legacy of Yinyuan Longqi (Ingen Ryuki) and the Art of Ōbaku

CALLIGRAPHY OF FIVE-CHARACTER ZEN PHRASES IN SEMICURSIVE SCRIPT by Gaoquan Xingdun (Jp. Kōsen Shōton)

Calligraphy of Five-Character Zen Phrases in Semicursive Script, c. 1678-1692
Gaoquan Xingdun 高泉性潡 (Jp. Kōsen Shōton, 1633-1695)
Japan, Edo Period, 1615-1868
Hanging scrolls, ink on paper
Each scroll, 219.7 x 49.5 cm (mounted)
Saint Louis Art Museum, Funds given by Mrs. James Lee Johnson Jr., 115:1988a-c

Linji’s ‘Diamond King‘ shout (left) Shaolin’s inexhaustible lamp (center) Deshan’s wooden ‘elder staff (right)

— trans. Saint Louis Art Museum online collection

See more calligraphy by Gaoquan Xingdun (Jp. Kōsen Shōton)

 

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