The Ichikawa Beian Collection: An Exhibition of Paintings, Calligraphy and Stationery

" The Ichikawa Beian Collection: An Exhibition of Paintings, Calligraphy and Stationery"

Toyokan Room 8  August 6, 2013 (Tue) - September 23, 2013 (Mon)

  
Miaosha-jing Sutra, By Emperor Shenzong, Ming dynasty, dated 1601 (Gift of Mr. Ichikawa Sanken)

Commemorating the reopening of the Toyokan, this exhibition displays items from the Ichikawa Beian collection.  This exhibition features Chinese calligraphy and paintings, as well as inkstones, brush pots and bronze objects, which Beian treasured and included in his catalogue.
Current exhibit includes:
Plum Blossom, By Chen Lu, Ming dynasty, dated 1446 (Gift of Mr. Ichikawa Sanken)
Bamboo and Chrysanthemums, By Mu Tan, Ming dynasty, 17th century (Gift of Mr. Ichikawa Sanken)
Illustrated Catalogue of Chinese Calligraphy, Paintings and Stationery from the Shozanrindo Collection, Compiled by Ichikawa Beian, Edo period, dated 1848
Chinese-style Poem in Five-character Phrases in Cursive Script, By Wang Jianzhong, Ming dynasty, 16th century (Gift of Mr. Ichikawa Sanken)
Poem in Seven-character Phrases in Running Script, By Jiudaoren, Ming dynasty, 17th century (Gift of Mr. Ichikawa Santei)
Miaosha-jing Sutra, By Emperor Shenzong, Ming dynasty, dated 1601 (Gift of Mr. Ichikawa Sanken)