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Chinese Literati

"Chinese Literati"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 8  July 7, 2020 (Tue) - August 16, 2020 (Sun)

  
Inkstone with a Portrait of Su Shi, Formerly owned by Dong Qichang / Aoyama San'u, China, Ming dynasty, 14th-17th century (Gift of Ms. Aoyama Toku)

The literati were people who devoted themselves to reading, calligraphy, painting, and other highly valued art forms in China. Their way of life was viewed as an ideal. This exhibition room recreates the studies of the literati, where they created works of calligraphy and painting.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 2 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND Characters for Plaque in Running Script By He Shaoji (1799-1873), China Qing dynasty, dated 1870 Gift of Mr. Takashima Kikujiro TB-1581
_MD_RECOMMEND Inkstone with a Portrait of Su Shi China, Formerly owned by Dong Qichang / Aoyama San'u Ming dynasty, 14th-17th century Gift of Ms. Aoyama Toku TB-1657