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Chinese Literati

"Chinese Literati"

Asian Gallery (Toyokan) Room 8  June 1, 2021 (Tue) - July 18, 2021 (Sun)

  
Inkstone with the Orchid Pavilion Gathering
Formerly owned by Mr. Aoyama San'u. China, Ming dynasty, 14th–17th century (Gift of Mr. Aoyama Keiji)

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 "Duilian" in Running Script Pair of hanging scrolls By Shen Shuyong (1832–73), China Qing dynasty, 19th century Gift of Mr. Aoyama San'u, TB-1627
_MD_RECOMMEND Inkstone with the Orchid Pavilion Gathering China, Formerly owned by Mr. Aoyama San'u Ming dynasty, 14th–17th century Gift of Mr. Aoyama Keiji, TB-1670
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