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Chinese Painting: The Four Sleepers and Masterpieces of Taoist and Buddhist Paintings

"Chinese Painting: The Four Sleepers and Masterpieces of Taoist and Buddhist Paintings"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 8  July 2, 2013 (Tue) - August 4, 2013 (Sun)

  
Avalokitesvara (White-robed Guanyin), Yuan dynasty, 14th century (Gift of Ms. Kuze Tamie)

This exhibition displays works based on the tradition of Wu-school literati paintings in the Ming and Qing dynasties. We hope visitors enjoy the world of these literati painters, who shunned vulgarity in their search for elegance.
Current exhibit includes:
The Four Sleepers, Inscription by Pingshi Rudi, Huaguo Ziwen and Mengtang Tane, Yuan dynasty, 14th century (Important Cultural Property)
Avalokitesvara (White-robed Guanyin), Yuan dynasty, 14th century (Gift of Ms. Kuze Tamie)
Shouxing (God of longevity), Yuan dynasty, 14th century (Important Art Object)

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