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Maker(s)
Artist: Mokuan Shoto (1611-1684)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 17th century
School
Obaku
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 138.4 × 29 cm (54 1/2 × 11 7/16 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Purchase — Charles Lang Freer Endowment
Accession Number
F1980.195
On View Location
Freer Gallery 07: Spreading the Word
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Hanging scroll

Keywords
Buddhism, cursive script, Edo period (1615 - 1868), Japan, WWII-era provenance, Zen Buddhism
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Mizutani Ishinosuke

Published References
  • Fu Shen, Glenn D. Lowry, Ann Yonemura, Thomas Lawton. From Concept to Context: Approaches to Asian and Islamic Calligraphy. Exh. cat. Washington. cat. 33, p. 98.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum