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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

Ōbakusan Temple in Uji

Ōbakusan Temple in Uji

Ōbakusan Temple in Uji, 20th century Kawase Hasui 川瀬巴水 (1883–1957) Japan, 20th century Watercolors on paper 55.4 × 41.0 cm Art Institute of Chicago, Bruce Goff Archive, gift of Shin’enkan, Inc., 1990.607.350 Photo Credit: The Art Institute of Chicago / Art...
Lotus Flower Hall

Lotus Flower Hall

Lotus Flower Hall, 1704 Calligrapher: Duzhan Xingying 獨湛性瑩 (Jp. Dokutan Shōkei, 1628-1706) Inscribed and dated on the reverse by Ikka Genkai乙華元開 (active c. 1704) Japan, Edo period (1615–1868) Temple signboard, ink, color, gold leaf, wood 66 x 105 x 12 cm Spencer...
Udonge

Udonge

Udonge (flower of the cluster fig, or udumbara in Sanskrit), 1741 Yinyuan Longqi 隱元隆琦 (Jp. Ingen Ryūki, 1592-1673), calligrapher Inscribed and dated with the name of the donor, a Buddhist nun Japan, Edo Period (1615-1868) Temple signboard, lacquer and gold on wood 59...
Chinese Temple Landscape

Chinese Temple Landscape

Chinese Temple Landscape, 18th century Itō Jakuchū 伊藤 若冲 (1716–1800) Later inscription by Goto Shoin 後藤松陰 (1797-1864) Japan, Edo Period (1615-1868) Hanging scroll, ink on paper 101.6 x 28.4 cm The Manyo’an Collection of Japanese Art, the Gitter-Yelin Foundation,...