Working with Right Principles

Working with Right Principles

2009

Takaki Seiu

(Japanese, born 1949)

Ink on paper

Sheet: 97 x 170 cm (38 3/16 x 66 15/16 in.); Image: 97 x 110 cm (38 3/16 x 43 5/16 in.); Framed: 110 x 181 cm (43 5/16 x 71 1/4 in.)

Gift of the Artist 2011.19

Description

From right to left, the three characters here translate to "Working with Right Principles." Takaki Seiu stressed righteousness, quoting the scholar Mao’s footnote to poems in The Book of Songs, the oldest Chinese classical poetry anthology. The phrase can also allude to advising others with the right principle.

See also
Collection: 
ASIAN - Handscroll
Department: 
Japanese Art
Type of artwork: 
Calligraphy
Medium: 
Ink on paper
Credit line: 
Gift of the Artist

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