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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

Purification at the Orchid Pavilion

Purification at the Orchid Pavilion

  Purification at the Orchid Pavilion, 1671 Fan Yi 樊沂 (c. 1615 -before 1688) Frontispiece and colophon by Manpukuji’s 7th Abbot, Yueshan Daozong 悅山道宗 (Jp. Etsuzan Dōshū, 1629-1709), 1707 China, Qing dynasty (1644-1911) Handscroll, ink and color on silk...
Flowers and Plants of the Four Seasons

Flowers and Plants of the Four Seasons

Flowers and Plants of the Four Seasons, 1774 Kakutei 鶴亭 (1722–1785) Japan, Edo period, 1615–1868 Pair of six-panel folding screens, ink on paper 171.1 x 61.6 cm (painting, each panel) Saint Louis Art Museum, The Langenberg Endowment Fund and Museum Shop Fund,...
Bean Vine

Bean Vine

Bean Vine, mid-18th century Itō Jakuchū 伊藤 若冲 (1716–1800) Inscribed by Musen Jōzen 無染淨善, 1693–1764 Japan, Edo period (1615–1868) Hanging scroll, ink on paper 125.7 x 47.9 cm; 192.1 x 61.6 cm (mounted) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Lita Annenberg Hazen...
My heart is like the autumn moon

My heart is like the autumn moon

Chinese poem by Hanshan, “My heart is like the autumn moon,” 1760 Baisaō 売茶翁 (1675-1763) Japan, Edo period (1615–1868) Hanging scroll, ink on paper 28.5 x 50 cm; 114.5 x 64 cm (mounted) The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Mary and Cheney Cowles Collection, Gift of Mary...
Sparrow on a blossoming plum tree

Sparrow on a blossoming plum tree

Sparrow on a blossoming plum tree, 1661 Kanō Tan’yū 狩野 探幽 (1602-1674) Inscribed and dated by Muan Xingtao 木菴性瑫 (Jp. Mokuan Shōtō, 1611-1684) Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Ink on paper 32.7 × 56.2 cm National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Purchased through The...