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Medium: Handscroll, ink and color on paper (32)
Beggars and Street Characters
Zhou Chen (Chinese, c. 1450-c. 1536)
1964.94CCCC0
Fukutomi Zoshi
Japan, Kamakura period
1953.358CCCC0
Chrysanthemums and Cabbage
Tao Cheng (Chinese, active c. 1471–after 1502)
1960.40CCCC0
The Five Hundred Arhats
Wu Bin (Chinese, active c. 1591-1626)
1971.16CCCC0
Pure Tones among Hills and Waters
Xiao Yuncong (Chinese, 1596-1673)
1954.262CCCC0
Greeting the Spring
Wu Bin (Chinese, active c. 1591-1626)
1959.45CCCC0
Green Peaks under Clear Sky: After Huang Gongwang
Wang Yuanqi (Chinese, 1642-1715)
1972.153CCCC0
Dream Journey among Rivers and Mountains, no. 90
Cheng Zhengkui (Chinese, 1604-1676)
1960.182CCCC0
Swift Bull from the Ten Swift Bulls
Japan, Kamakura period
1952.286CCCC0
Landscape in the Style of Huang Gongwang
Gu Tianzhi (Chinese, active mid-1600s)
1970.3CCCC0
Saying Farewell at Xunyang
Wen Boren (Chinese, 1502-1575)
1954.581CCCC0
Cleansing Medicinal Herbs in the Stream on a Spring Day
Yu Zhiding (Chinese, 1647-c. 1716)
2000.69CCCC0
Chinese Seals and Poets
Hosokawa Rinkoku (Japanese, 1779-1843)
1981.56CCCC0
Spring Landscape
Kuncan (Chinese, 1612-c. 1673)
1966.367CCCC0
Seven Calamities
Nijo Yana (Japanese, 1723-1773)
1993.132CCCC0
Festival Scenes
Suzuki Nanrei (Japanese, 1795-1834)
1981.35CCCC0
Water Village
Wen Boren (Chinese, 1502-1575)
1985.370CCCC0
Taira no Kanemore
Japan, Kamakura period
1951.397CCCC0
Fisherman's Joy
Qian Gu (Chinese, 1508-c. 1578)
1977.56CCCC0
Last Days of Village Wen
Yun-Fei Ji (Chinese, b. 1963)
2012.99©
Autumn Mist in the Countryside
Zou Zhe (Chinese, c. 1610-before 1688)
1970.59CCCC0
Mt. Taibo in the Style of Wang Meng
Du Qiong (Chinese, 1396-1474)
1968.195CCCC0
Bunsho Zoshi
Japan, Edo period
1972.12CCCC0
Bunsho Zoshi
Japan, Edo period
1972.12.1CCCC0
Bunsho Zoshi
Japan, Edo period
1972.12.2CCCC0
Views of Xiao and Xiang Rivers
Tani Bunchō (Japanese, 1763-1841)
1980.188CCCC0
One of Eight Views of Xiao and Xiang Rivers
Tani Bunchō (Japanese, 1763-1841)
1980.188.1CCCC0
One of Eight Views of Xiao and Xiang Rivers
Tani Bunchō (Japanese, 1763-1841)
1980.188.2CCCC0
One of Eight Views of Xiao and Xiang Rivers
Tani Bunchō (Japanese, 1763-1841)
1980.188.3CCCC0
One of Eight Views of Xiao and Xiang Rivers
Tani Bunchō (Japanese, 1763-1841)
1980.188.4CCCC0
Pine-shaded Monastery on a Cloudy Mountain
Gu Chao (Chinese, active late 1700s)
1966.375CCCC0
Oeyama Engi
Japan, Edo period
1982.31CCCC0
Oeyama Engi
Japan, Edo period
1982.31.1CCCC0
Oeyama Engi
Japan, Edo period
1982.31.2CCCC0
Toba-e (Comic Picture)
Japan, Edo period
1917.100CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Beggars and Street Characters
Zhou Chen (Chinese, c. 1450-c. 1536)
1964.94Handscroll, ink and light color on paperOverall: 31.9 x 244.5 cm (12 9/16 x 96 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Illustrated Miraculous Origins of the Yūzū Nenbutsu School (Yūzū...
Japan, Kamakura period
1956.87Handscroll; ink, color and gold on paperImage: 29.7 x 1232.4 cm (11 11/16 x 485 3/16 in.); Overall: 30.3 x 1373.5 cm (11 15/16 x 540 3/4 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt, John L. Severance, and Edward L. Whittemore FundsCCCC0
Zhao Mengfu Writing the Heart (Hridaya) Sutra in Exchange for Tea
Qiu Ying (Chinese, 1494-1552)
1963.102Handscroll, ink and light color on paperImage: 20.6 x 78.3 cm (8 1/8 x 30 13/16 in.); Overall: 21.1 x 553.6 cm (8 5/16 x 217 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fukutomi Zoshi
Japan, Kamakura period
1953.358Handscroll; ink and color on paperImage: 35.3 x 1028.8 cm (13 7/8 x 405 1/16 in.); Overall: 37 x 1067 cm (14 9/16 x 420 1/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Chrysanthemums and Cabbage
Tao Cheng (Chinese, active c. 1471–after 1502)
1960.40Handscroll, ink and slight color on paperOverall: 28.6 x 253.7 cm (11 1/4 x 99 7/8 in.)Anonymous GiftCCCC0
The Five Hundred Arhats
Wu Bin (Chinese, active c. 1591-1626)
1971.16Handscroll, ink and color on paperOverall: 39.5 x 2646.5 cm (15 9/16 x 1041 15/16 in.); Painting only: 37.7 x 2347 cm (14 13/16 x 924 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Pure Tones among Hills and Waters
Xiao Yuncong (Chinese, 1596-1673)
1954.262Handscroll, ink and light color on paperOverall: 30.8 x 781.7 cm (12 1/8 x 307 3/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Greeting the Spring
Wu Bin (Chinese, active c. 1591-1626)
1959.45Handscroll, ink and light color on paperImage: 34.3 x 252.8 cm (13 1/2 x 99 1/2 in.); Overall: 35 x 1022.2 cm (13 3/4 x 402 7/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Green Peaks under Clear Sky: After Huang Gongwang
Wang Yuanqi (Chinese, 1642-1715)
1972.153Handscroll, ink and light color on paperOverall: 37.5 x 267 cm (14 3/4 x 105 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Dream Journey among Rivers and Mountains, no. 90
Cheng Zhengkui (Chinese, 1604-1676)
1960.182Handscroll, ink and color on paperOverall: 26 x 344.2 cm (10 1/4 x 135 1/2 in.)Mr. and Mrs. William H. Marlatt FundCCCC0
Swift Bull from the Ten Swift Bulls
Japan, Kamakura period
1952.286Section of a handscroll mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and slight color on paperOverall: 27.1 x 31.9 cm (10 11/16 x 12 9/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Emperor's Attendance at the Horse Race: Episode from the Tale of...
Japan, Kamakura period
1976.164Handscroll, ink and color on paperImage: 32.4 x 36.7 cm (12 3/4 x 14 7/16 in.); Overall: 35.5 x 339.5 cm (14 x 133 11/16 in.)Gift of Herbert F. Leisy in memory of Helen LeisyCCCC0
Landscape in the Style of Huang Gongwang
Gu Tianzhi (Chinese, active mid-1600s)
1970.3Handscroll, ink and color on paperOverall: 25.5 x 717.5 cm (10 1/16 x 282 1/2 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Saying Farewell at Xunyang
Wen Boren (Chinese, 1502-1575)
1954.581Handscroll, ink and color on paperOverall: 20.7 x 59.2 cm (8 1/8 x 23 5/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
The Illustrated Tale of Oishi Hyoroku (Oishi Hyoroku monogatari emaki)
Japan, Edo Period
1983.80Handscroll, ink and color on paperOverall: 25.7 x 977.4 cm (10 1/8 x 384 13/16 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Cleansing Medicinal Herbs in the Stream on a Spring Day
Yu Zhiding (Chinese, 1647-c. 1716)
2000.69Handscroll, ink and color on paperOverall: 38.7 cm (15 1/4 in.)Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Chinese Seals and Poets
Hosokawa Rinkoku (Japanese, 1779-1843)
1981.56Handscroll; ink and color on paperOverall: 30 x 349 cm (11 13/16 x 137 3/8 in.)Gift of J. H. Wade and The Worcester R. Warner Collection; Bequests of John L. Severance and Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. by exchangeCCCC0
Spring Landscape
Kuncan (Chinese, 1612-c. 1673)
1966.367Double album leaf mounted as a handscroll, ink and color on paperOverall: 31.8 x 64.5 cm (12 1/2 x 25 3/8 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Seven Calamities
Nijo Yana (Japanese, 1723-1773)
1993.132Handscroll; ink and color on paperOverall: 34 x 1714.5 cm (13 3/8 x 675 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
An Illustrated Marriage of Apparitions (Bakemono konrei emaki)
Japan, Edo Period
1987.194Handscroll, ink and color on paperOverall: 29.2 cm (11 1/2 in.); Painting only: 25.9 x 1310.6 cm (10 3/16 x 516 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Festival Scenes
Suzuki Nanrei (Japanese, 1795-1834)
1981.35Handscroll; ink and color on paperOverall: 28.5 x 601.2 cm (11 1/4 x 236 11/16 in.)James Parmelee Fund and Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Water Village
Wen Boren (Chinese, 1502-1575)
1985.370Handscroll, ink and light color on paperOverall: 26.7 x 183 cm (10 1/2 x 72 1/16 in.)The Kelvin Smith Collection, given by Mrs. Kelvin SmithCCCC0
Taira no Kanemore
Japan, Kamakura period
1951.397Section of a handscroll mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and color on paperImage: 28.5 x 46.5 cm (11 1/4 x 18 5/16 in.); Overall: 108.5 x 55.9 cm (42 11/16 x 22 in.); with knobs: 108.5 x 60.8 cm (42 11/16 x 23 15/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Fisherman's Joy
Qian Gu (Chinese, 1508-c. 1578)
1977.56Handscroll, ink and light color on paperImage: 31.4 x 355.2 cm (12 3/8 x 139 13/16 in.); Overall: 37 x 989.4 cm (14 9/16 x 389 1/2 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase FundCCCC0
Last Days of Village Wen
Yun-Fei Ji (Chinese, b. 1963)
2012.99Handscroll, ink and color on Xuan paperPainting only: 34.6 x 657.8 cm (13 5/8 x 259 in.); Painting only: 34.6 x 610.8 cm (13 5/8 x 240 1/2 in.)The Severance and Greta Millikin Purchase Fund©
Autumn Mist in the Countryside
Zou Zhe (Chinese, c. 1610-before 1688)
1970.59Handscroll, ink and color on paperOverall: 29.5 x 280 cm (11 5/8 x 110 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Mt. Taibo in the Style of Wang Meng
Du Qiong (Chinese, 1396-1474)
1968.195Handscroll, ink and light color on paperOverall: 29.8 x 591.8 cm (11 3/4 x 233 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bunsho Zoshi
Japan, Edo period
1972.12Handscroll (one of a pair): ink and color on ivory paperOverall: 17.7 x 917.5 cm (6 15/16 x 361 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bunsho Zoshi
Japan, Edo period
1972.12.1Handscroll (one of a pair): ink and color on ivory paperOverall: 17.7 x 917.5 cm (6 15/16 x 361 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Bunsho Zoshi
Japan, Edo period
1972.12.2Handscroll (one of a pair): ink and color on ivory paperOverall: 17.7 x 917.5 cm (6 15/16 x 361 1/4 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Views of Xiao and Xiang Rivers
Tani Bunchō (Japanese, 1763-1841)
1980.188Sections of a handscroll mounted as hanging scrolls; ink and color on paperOverall: 129 x 67 cm (50 13/16 x 26 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
One of Eight Views of Xiao and Xiang Rivers
Tani Bunchō (Japanese, 1763-1841)
1980.188.1Sections of a handscroll mounted as hanging scrolls; ink and color on paperImage: 29.5 x 49 cm (11 5/8 x 19 5/16 in.); Overall: 129 x 67 cm (50 13/16 x 26 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
One of Eight Views of Xiao and Xiang Rivers
Tani Bunchō (Japanese, 1763-1841)
1980.188.2Sections of a handscroll mounted as hanging scrolls; ink and color on paperImage: 29.5 x 49 cm (11 5/8 x 19 5/16 in.); Overall: 129 x 67 cm (50 13/16 x 26 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
One of Eight Views of Xiao and Xiang Rivers
Tani Bunchō (Japanese, 1763-1841)
1980.188.3Sections of a handscroll mounted as hanging scrolls; ink and color on paperImage: 29.5 x 49 cm (11 5/8 x 19 5/16 in.); Overall: 129 x 67 cm (50 13/16 x 26 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
One of Eight Views of Xiao and Xiang Rivers
Tani Bunchō (Japanese, 1763-1841)
1980.188.4Sections of a handscroll mounted as hanging scrolls; ink and color on paperImage: 29.5 x 49 cm (11 5/8 x 19 5/16 in.); Overall: 129 x 67 cm (50 13/16 x 26 3/8 in.)Andrew R. and Martha Holden Jennings FundCCCC0
Pine-shaded Monastery on a Cloudy Mountain
Gu Chao (Chinese, active late 1700s)
1966.375Handscroll, ink and slight color on paperOverall: 45.1 x 82.9 cm (17 3/4 x 32 5/8 in.)Sundry Purchase FundCCCC0
Oeyama Engi
Japan, Edo period
1982.31Pair of handscrolls; ink and color on paper, wooden rollerOverall: 30.5 x 781.8 cm (12 x 307 13/16 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Oeyama Engi
Japan, Edo period
1982.31.1Pair of handscrolls; ink and color on paper, wooden rollerOverall: 30.5 x 733.6 cm (12 x 288 13/16 in.); Painting only: 25.4 x 701 cm (10 x 276 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Oeyama Engi
Japan, Edo period
1982.31.2Pair of handscrolls; ink and color on paper, wooden roller endsOverall: 30.5 x 781.8 cm (12 x 307 13/16 in.); Painting only: 25.4 x 748.3 cm (10 x 294 5/8 in.)Cornelia Blakemore Warner FundCCCC0
Toba-e (Comic Picture)
Japan, Edo period
1917.100Handscroll; ink and slight color on paperOverall: 28 x 48.1 cm (11 x 18 15/16 in.)Worcester R. Warner CollectionCCCC0