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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

The Way of the Patriarchs spans a thousand years

The Way of the Patriarchs spans a thousand years, mid-17th century
Yinyuan Longqi 隱元隆琦 (Jp. Ingen Ryūki, 1592-1673)
Japan, Edo period (1615–1868)
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
119.4 x 27.9 cm; 204.5 x 39.4 cm (mounted)
The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Gift of Florence and Herbert Irving, 2015, 2015.500.9.2

The Way of the Patriarchs spans a thousand years
祖道亘千秋
黄檗隱元書

See a portrait of Yinyuan Longqi (Jp. Ingen Ryūki) 

 

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