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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

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BEAN VINE by Itō Jakachū

BEAN VINE by Itō Jakachū

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...

CHINESE TEMPLE LANDSCAPE by Itō Jakuchū

CHINESE TEMPLE LANDSCAPE by Itō Jakuchū

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,...

FIGURE OF AN ARHAT by Shōun Genkei

FIGURE OF AN ARHAT by Shōun Genkei

Arhat, late 17th century Shōun Genkei 松雲元慶 (1648-1710) Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Lacquered wood with traces of gilding One of a set of five hundred, from the Tokyo temple Gohyaku Rakanji, 92.7 x 78.7 x 71.1 cm Detroit Institute of Arts, Founders Society Purchase...

FLOWERS AND PLANTS OF THE FOUR SEASONS by Kakutei

FLOWERS AND PLANTS OF THE FOUR SEASONS by Kakutei

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,...

MY HEART IS LIKE THE AUTUMN MOON by Baisaō

MY HEART IS LIKE THE AUTUMN MOON by Baisaō

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...

OBAKUSAN TEMPLE IN UJI by Kawase Hasui

OBAKUSAN TEMPLE IN UJI by Kawase Hasui

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 Resource,...

PURIFICATION AT THE ORCHID PAVILION BY FAN YI WITH INSCRIPTIONS by Yueshan Daozong (Jp. Etsuzan Dōshū)

Purification at the Orchid Pavilion, 1671

Detail 1: Guests composing poetry and drinking rice wine from cups floating down the stream. Detail 2: Wang Xizhi王羲之 (303 AD– 361 AD), China's most esteemed calligrapher, with friends and child attendants, in a pavilion watching the movement of geese in the water,...

SPARROW ON A BLOSSOMING PLUM TREE by Kanō Tan’yū

SPARROW ON A BLOSSOMING PLUM TREE by Kanō Tan’yū

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...