The Flowering of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy

"The Flowering of Chinese Painting and Calligraphy"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 8  September 24, 2020 (Thu) - November 15, 2020 (Sun)

  
The Buddha Descending from the Mountain, By Liang Kai, Southern Song dynasty, 13th century (National Treasure)

Please enjoy our selection of classical works that represent the flowering of Chinese painting and calligraphy for Japanese people.

Major Work(s) on Exhibit 20 results
Designation Name Amount Creation Excavation Period Acquisition Ownership Comment
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure Summer Landscape Attributed to Hu Zhifu (dates unknown), China Southern Song dynasty, 12th–13th century Lent by Kuonji Temple, Yamanashi On exhibit through October 18, 2020
_MD_EXPLANATION Important Cultural Property The Zen Monk Dongshan Crossing a Stream By Ma Yuan (dates unknown), China Southern Song dynasty, 13th century TA-138 On exhibit through October 18, 2020
National Treasure Landscape in Snow Attributed to Liang Kai (dates unknown), China Southern Song Dynasty–Yuan Dynasty, 13th-14th century. TA-642 On exhibit through October 18, 2020
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure The Buddha Descending from the Mountain By Liang Kai (dates unknown), China Southern Song dynasty, 13th century TA-617 On exhibit through October 18, 2020
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure Landscape in Snow By Liang Kai (dates unknown), China Southern Song dynasty, 13th century TA-141 On exhibit through October 18, 2020
_MD_EXPLANATION Important Cultural Property Lotus Pond and Waterfowl Attributed to Gu Deqian (dates unknown), China Southern Song dynasty, 13th century TA-142 On exhibit through October 18, 2020
Important Cultural Property Birds on a Snowy River Bank By Luo Zhichuan (dates unknown), China Yuan dynasty, 14th century TA-340 On exhibit through October 18, 2020
Important Cultural Property Bamboo Grove and Wild Geese By Unknown Artist, China Northern Song–Southern Song Dynasty, 12th century. TA-489 On exhibit through October 18, 2020
_MD_EXPLANATION National Treasure Red and White Cotton Rosemallow By Li Di (dates unknown), China Southern Song dynasty, dated 1197 TA-137 On exhibit through October 18, 2020
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property The Sixth Patriarch Cutting a Bamboo By Liang Kai (dates unknown), China Southern Song dynasty, 13th century TA-143 On exhibit from October 20, 2020
_MD_RECOMMEND Important Cultural Property Li Bai Strolling By Liang Kai (dates unknown), China Southern Song dynasty, 13th century TA-164 On exhibit from October 20, 2020
Important Cultural Property The Four Sleepers Inscription by Pingshi Rudi (1268-1357), Huaguo Ziwen (1269-1351) and Mengtang Tane (1285-1373), China Yuan dynasty, 14th century TA-315 On exhibit from October 20, 2020
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure Hanshan and Shide By Yintuoluo (dates unknown), China Yuan dynasty, 14th century TA-343 On exhibit from October 20, 2020
_MD_EXPLANATION Important Cultural Property Landscapes Viewed Together or Separately Inscription by Du Guandao (dates unknown), China Ming dynasty, 14th century TA-144 On exhibit from October 20, 2020
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure Letter to the Buddhist Layman Wuxiang By Dahui Zonggao (1089–1163), China Southern Song dynasty, 12th century Gift of Mr. Mastudaira Naoaki TB-1173 On exhibit through October 18, 2020
_MD_RECOMMEND National Treasure The Torn Xutang By Xutang Zhiyu(1185-1269), China Southern Song dynasty, 13th century Gift of Mr. Mastudaira Naoki TB-1169 On exhibit from October 20, 2020
_MD_RECOMMEND Preface to the Orchid Pavilion Gathering By Chu Suiliang (596–658); original by Wang Xizhi (possibly 303–361), China, Original calligraphy by Wang Xizhi (active 303–361); Eastern Jin dynasty, 353; Ink rubbing from the Song dynasty Tang dynasty, 7th century Gift of Mr. Takahai Kikujiro TB-1352
_MD_RECOMMEND Poems in Running Script By Mi Fu (1051–1107), China Northern Song dynasty, 1106 TB-1459 On exhibit through October 18, 2020
_MD_EXPLANATION Manuscript for Stele Inscription of Xuanmiaoguan Temple Gate in Standard Script Handscroll By Zhao Mengfu (1254–1322), China Yuan dynasty, 14th century TB-1461 On exhibit from October 20, 2020
_MD_RECOMMEND Inkstone with the Orchid Pavilion China, Formerly owned by Mr. Aoyama San'u Ming dynasty, 14th–17th century Gift of Mr. Aoyama Keiji TB-1670
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