Zen couplet

Maker(s)
Artist: Mokuan Shoto (1611-1684)
Historical period(s)
Edo period, 1670
School
Obaku
Medium
Ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 28.7 x 55.9 cm (11 5/16 x 22 in)
Geography
Japan
Credit Line
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. Kurt A. Gitter
Accession Number
F1975.19
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Calligraphy
Type

Hanging scroll (mounted on panel)

Keywords
Buddhism, calligraphy, Edo period (1615 - 1868), fan, Japan, WWII-era provenance, Zen Buddhism
Provenance
Provenance information is currently unavailable
Previous Owner(s)

Alice Yelen and Dr. Kurt Gitter

Published References
  • Julia Murray. A Decade of Discovery: Selected Acquisitions 1970-1980. Exh. cat. Washington, 1979. cat. 52, p. 69.
Collection Area(s)
Japanese Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum