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Poem by Wang Wei in the Cursive Script Style (xingshu)
Song Lizong (Chinese, 1205-1264)
1961.421.2©
Poems
Yi Ha-eung (Korean, 1820-1898)
8.2019©
Poem on Plum
Yi Hwang (Korean, 1501-1570)
1992.138CCCC0
Joy of Retirement
attributed to Yoon Soon (Korean, 1700s)
9.2019©
My Spirit Is Like the Spring Wind and Autumn Moon
Shunkai Bundo (Japanese, 1878-1970)
1984.219©
Freedom and Justice
Shunkai Bundo (Japanese, 1878-1970)
1984.218©
Working with Right Principles
Takaki Seiu (Japanese, born 1949)
2011.19©
Clouds Follow Dragon
Takaki Seiu (Japanese, born 1949)
2011.18©
A Poem of Spring from Manyoshu
Takaki Seikaku (Japanese, 1923-2017)
2011.21©
A Poem of Longevity from Kokin Wakashu
Takaki Seikaku (Japanese, 1923-2017)
2011.22©
Nakajima Getsuryu's Haiku on Spring
Takaki Seikaku (Japanese, 1923-2017)
2011.20©
Reserving the Mundane Life
Aoyama Sanu (Japanese, 1912-1993)
2011.16©
Calligraphy
Sur Das (Indian)
1947.502.bCCCC0
Sacred Name of Tenjin
Sakugen Shūryō (Japanese, 1501-1579)
2015.508CCCC0
Eight Lines of Musical Poetry of the Jajner Nauras (Rag Bhairav) of...
Southwestern India, Karnataka, Bijapur, 17th century
2013.330.bCCCC0
Calligraphic exercises and verses of Hafiz (Persian, about 1325–1389)
Mahmud ibn Ishaq al-Shahabi (Persian, active mid- to late 1500s)
2013.347.bCCCC0
Calligraphy from a ghazal of Fakhr al-Din Iraqi (Persian, 1213–1289) and...
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349.bCCCC0
Du Fu's Poem (pair of scrolls)
Aoyama Sanu (Japanese, 1912-1993)
2011.17©
Du Fu's Poem
Aoyama Sanu (Japanese, 1912-1993)
2011.17.1©
Du Fu's Poem
Aoyama Sanu (Japanese, 1912-1993)
2011.17.2©
Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.348.bCCCC0
Calligraphy in Semi-Cursive Style (xing-caoshu)
Yueshan Daozong (Chinese, 1629-1709)
2003.354CCCC0
Poem
Song Lizong (Chinese, 1205-1264)
1978.69CCCC0
Towards Another Land
calligraphy by Hassan Massoudy (Iraq, 1944-)
2013.65©
Calligraphy in Semi-Cursive Style (xing-caoshu)
Yueshan Daozong (Chinese, 1629-1709)
2003.353CCCC0
Folio from a Koran
Seljuk Iran
1933.488CCCC0
Page from a Koran (recto)
Seljuk Iran
1933.488.aCCCC0
Page from a Koran (verso)
Seljuk Iran
1933.488.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto)
Iraq or Iran, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso)
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494.bCCCC0
Calligraphy: A Page of Text from Sadi's Bustan
India, Mughal, 18th century
2013.335.bCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1933.483CCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1933.483.aCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1933.483.bCCCC0
Calligraphy
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.341.bCCCC0
Calligraphy of a Quatrain
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.342.bCCCC0
Calligraphy
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.329.bCCCC0
Scrolling Floral Vines
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.343.bCCCC0
Calligraphy
Ahmad al-Husaini
2013.350.bCCCC0
Calligraphy: Preface to the Anvar-i Suhaili
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303.bCCCC0
No image available
Shoto Bokusai (Japanese, d. 1492)
1991.33CCCC0
Title, DateArtist / CultureAccession numberMediumDimensionsCredit lineRights
Poem by Wang Wei in the Cursive Script Style (xingshu)
Song Lizong (Chinese, 1205-1264)
1961.421.2Album leaf; ink on silkImage: 25.1 x 25.3 cm (9 7/8 x 9 15/16 in.); with mat: 33.3 x 40.5 cm (13 1/8 x 15 15/16 in.)John L. Severance Fund©
Poems
Yi Ha-eung (Korean, 1820-1898)
8.2019Album; ink on linenPainting: 30.5 x 280 cm (12 x 110 1/4 in.); Overall: 36.8 x 26.5 x 3 cm (14 1/2 x 10 7/16 x 1 3/16 in.)Private Collection©
Selections from the New Collection of Japanese Poems from Ancient and...
Hon'ami Koetsu (Japanese, 1558-1637)
1966.118Handscroll; ink, gold, and silver on paperOverall: 23.2 x 346.6 cm (9 1/8 x 136 7/16 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Autumn Poems from the Kokin wakashu (Collection  of Japanese Poems from...
Hon'ami Koetsu (Japanese, 1558-1637)
1972.67Handscroll; ink on silk with gold and silverAverage: 32.7 x 549 cm (12 7/8 x 216 1/8 in.)Leonard C. Hanna, Jr. FundCCCC0
Poem on Plum
Yi Hwang (Korean, 1501-1570)
1992.138Hanging scroll; ink on paperOverall: 115 x 68.2 cm (45 1/4 x 26 7/8 in.); Painting only: 46 x 52.7 cm (18 1/8 x 20 3/4 in.)Seventy-fifth anniversary gift of The Honorable Joseph P. Carroll and Roberta Carroll, M.D.CCCC0
Poem on Imperial Gift of an Embroidered Silk: Calligraphy in Cursive...
Wen Zhengming (Chinese, 1470-1559)
1998.169Hanging scroll, ink on paperPainting only: 343.5 x 93.5 cm (135 1/4 x 36 13/16 in.); Overall with knobs: 698.5 x 124.4 cm (275 x 49 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Joy of Retirement
attributed to Yoon Soon (Korean, 1700s)
9.2019Hanging scroll; ink on paperPainting: 102.4 x 38 cm (40 5/16 x 14 15/16 in.); Overall: 188.5 x 52.8 cm (74 3/16 x 20 13/16 in.)Private Collection©
My Spirit Is Like the Spring Wind and Autumn Moon
Shunkai Bundo (Japanese, 1878-1970)
1984.219Panel; ink on paperOverall: 182 x 62 cm (71 5/8 x 24 7/16 in.)Gift of Ms. Sato Bundo©
Freedom and Justice
Shunkai Bundo (Japanese, 1878-1970)
1984.218Handscroll; ink on paperOverall: 75 x 330 cm (29 1/2 x 129 15/16 in.)Gift of Ms. Sato Bundo©
Working with Right Principles
Takaki Seiu (Japanese, born 1949)
2011.19Ink on paperSheet: 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©
Clouds Follow Dragon
Takaki Seiu (Japanese, born 1949)
2011.18Ink on paperImage: 97 x 170 cm (38 3/16 x 66 15/16 in.); Framed: 110 x 181 cm (43 5/16 x 71 1/4 in.)Gift of the Artist©
A Poem of Spring from Manyoshu
Takaki Seikaku (Japanese, 1923-2017)
2011.21Ink on decorative paperSheet: 36 x 50 cm (14 3/16 x 19 11/16 in.); Image: 13.5 x 15.5 cm (5 5/16 x 6 1/8 in.); Framed: 54 x 41 cm (21 1/4 x 16 1/8 in.)Gift of the Artist©
A Poem of Longevity from Kokin Wakashu
Takaki Seikaku (Japanese, 1923-2017)
2011.22Ink on decorative paperSheet: 36 x 50 cm (14 3/16 x 19 11/16 in.); Image: 18.5 x 21.5 cm (7 5/16 x 8 7/16 in.); Overall: 120 x 40 cm (47 1/4 x 15 3/4 in.)Gift of the Artist©
Four Poems: Calligraphy in Cursive Script (xingshu)
Chen Jiru (Chinese, 1558-1639)
2004.65Handscroll; ink on gold speckled paperOverall: 26.5 x 190.2 cm (10 7/16 x 74 7/8 in.)Gift of Dr. Roger Y.K. and Mrs. Evangeline C. Hsu, Dr. Daphne T. Hsu, and Dr. Jeffrey T. Hsu in honor of Dr. Ju-hsi ChouCCCC0
Nakajima Getsuryu's Haiku on Spring
Takaki Seikaku (Japanese, 1923-2017)
2011.20Ink on decorative paperImage: 36 x 50 cm (14 3/16 x 19 11/16 in.); Overall: 146 x 54.5 cm (57 1/2 x 21 7/16 in.)Gift of the Artist©
Reserving the Mundane Life
Aoyama Sanu (Japanese, 1912-1993)
2011.16Ink on paperImage: 43 x 68.5 cm (16 15/16 x 26 15/16 in.); Framed: 57 x 83 cm (22 7/16 x 32 11/16 in.)Gift of Aoyama Keiji©
Calligraphy from a Ghazal of Badr al-Din Hilali Jaghata’i (Persian,...
Faqir Ali (Persian, active c. 1550–1610)
2013.309.bInk on paper (verso)Page: 37.5 x 25.4 cm (14 3/4 x 10 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Calligraphy
Sur Das (Indian)
1947.502.bInk and color on paperImage: 34 x 20 cm (13 3/8 x 7 7/8 in.); Overall: 38.5 x 25 cm (15 3/16 x 9 13/16 in.); with mat: 49 x 36.3 cm (19 5/16 x 14 5/16 in.)Purchase from the J. H. Wade FundCCCC0
Sacred Name of Tenjin
Sakugen Shūryō (Japanese, 1501-1579)
2015.508Hanging scroll; ink on paperOverall: 105.4 x 18.4 cm (41 1/2 x 7 1/4 in.)Gift from the Collection of George Gund IIICCCC0
Calligraphy in Running Style based on Wang Bo's Essay on Tengwang Pavilion
Tiebao (Chinese, 1752-1824)
2001.42Handscroll, ink on paperImage: 43.4 x 647.9 cm (17 1/16 x 255 1/16 in.); Overall: 44.4 x 863.6 cm (17 1/2 x 340 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Eight Lines of Musical Poetry of the Jajner Nauras (Rag Bhairav) of...
Southwestern India, Karnataka, Bijapur, 17th century
2013.330.bInk on marbled paperPage: 30.4 x 18.5 cm (11 15/16 x 7 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Calligraphic exercises and verses of Hafiz (Persian, about 1325–1389)
Mahmud ibn Ishaq al-Shahabi (Persian, active mid- to late 1500s)
2013.347.bInk and opaque watercolor with gold on paper, illuminated calligraphy (verso)Page: 28 x 23.8 cm (11 x 9 3/8 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Calligraphy from a ghazal of Fakhr al-Din Iraqi (Persian, 1213–1289) and...
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.349.bInk on paper, illuminated panels of Persian poetry (verso)Page: 31.1 x 26.2 cm (12 1/4 x 10 5/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Du Fu's Poem (pair of scrolls)
Aoyama Sanu (Japanese, 1912-1993)
2011.17Ink on paperImage: 161 x 38.5 cm (63 3/8 x 15 3/16 in.); Overall: 220 x 52 cm (86 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.)Gift of Aoyama Keiji©
Du Fu's Poem
Aoyama Sanu (Japanese, 1912-1993)
2011.17.1Ink on paperImage: 161 x 38.5 cm (63 3/8 x 15 3/16 in.); Overall: 220 x 52 cm (86 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.)Gift of Aoyama Keiji©
Du Fu's Poem
Aoyama Sanu (Japanese, 1912-1993)
2011.17.2Ink on paperImage: 161 x 38.5 cm (63 3/8 x 15 3/16 in.); Overall: 220 x 52 cm (86 5/8 x 20 1/2 in.)Gift of Aoyama Keiji©
Calligraphy of Lyrical Quatrains
attributed to Muhammad Rizavi Hindi (Indian, active mid-1700s)
2013.348.bInk on paper, illuminated panels of Persian poetry (verso)Page: 30.6 x 25 cm (12 1/16 x 9 13/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Calligraphy in Semi-Cursive Style (xing-caoshu)
Yueshan Daozong (Chinese, 1629-1709)
2003.354Hanging scroll, ink on paperPainting only: 128.9 x 29 cm (50 3/4 x 11 7/16 in.); Overall with knobs: 179 x 36.4 cm (70 1/2 x 14 5/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. GowCCCC0
Poem
Song Lizong (Chinese, 1205-1264)
1978.69Album leaf, ink on silkImage: 24.5 x 25.4 cm (9 5/8 x 10 in.)John L. Severance FundCCCC0
Towards Another Land
calligraphy by Hassan Massoudy (Iraq, 1944-)
2013.65Pigments on paperPaper: 74.9 x 54.9 cm (29 1/2 x 21 5/8 in.)L. E. Holden Fund©
Calligraphy in Semi-Cursive Style (xing-caoshu)
Yueshan Daozong (Chinese, 1629-1709)
2003.353Handscroll; ink on paperImage: 28.6 x 64.1 cm (11 1/4 x 25 1/4 in.); Overall with knobs: 115.6 x 73.8 cm (45 1/2 x 29 1/16 in.)Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Robert T. GowCCCC0
Folio from a Koran
Seljuk Iran
1933.488Ink, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 30.6 x 20 cm (12 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Page from a Koran (recto)
Seljuk Iran
1933.488.aInk, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 30.6 x 20 cm (12 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Text area: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Page from a Koran (verso)
Seljuk Iran
1933.488.bInk, gold, and colors on paperSheet: 30.6 x 20 cm (12 1/16 x 7 7/8 in.); Text area: 14 cm (5 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494Ink, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 18.4 x 26 cm (7 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (recto)
Iraq or Iran, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494.aInk, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 18.4 x 26 cm (7 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.); Text area: 12.7 x 20.3 cm (5 x 8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio (verso)
Iran or Iraq, Abbasid Period, 9th-10th century
1933.494.bInk, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 18.4 x 26 cm (7 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.); Text area: 12.7 x 20.3 cm (5 x 8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Calligraphy: A Page of Text from Sadi's Bustan
India, Mughal, 18th century
2013.335.bInk on paper (verso)Page: 30.5 x 24.1 cm (12 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1933.483Ink, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 13 x 17.4 cm (5 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1933.483.aInk, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 13 x 17.4 cm (5 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.); Text area: 9 x 14 cm (3 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Qur'an Manuscript Folio
Egypt?, Abbasid Period, 9th century
1933.483.bInk, gold, and color on parchmentSheet: 13 x 17.4 cm (5 1/8 x 6 7/8 in.); Text area: 9 x 14 cm (3 9/16 x 5 1/2 in.)Edward L. Whittemore FundCCCC0
Calligraphy
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.341.bInk on paper, six lines of Persian poetry (verso)Miniature: 25.4 x 19.7 cm (10 x 7 3/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Persian ruba‘i (quatrain) by Maulana Muḥammad Murshidi Zawara’i (Persian...
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.326.bInk, gold and opaque watercolor on paper, four lines of calligraphy with illuminated panels (verso)Page: 28 x 21 cm (11 x 8 1/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Calligraphy of a Quatrain
India, Farrukhabad, Mughal, 18th century
2013.342.bInk on paper, four lines of Persian poetry (verso)Page: 28.2 x 20.2 cm (11 1/8 x 7 15/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Calligraphy
India, Mughal, 17th century
2013.329.bBlack ink on marbled paper, a Persian quatrain in calligraphy (verso)Page: 35.2 x 22.1 cm (13 7/8 x 8 11/16 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Scrolling Floral Vines
Fayzullah (Indian, active c. 1730–1765)
2013.343.bOpaque watercolor with gold on paper (verso)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Calligraphy
Ahmad al-Husaini
2013.350.bGold on blue paper, four lines of thuluth calligraphy (verso)Page: 28.2 x 24.1 cm (11 1/8 x 9 1/2 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
Calligraphy: Preface to the Anvar-i Suhaili
Northern India, Mughal court, 16th century
2013.303.bInk on cream gold-decorated paper with gold-sprinkled blue paper borders, six lines of Persian calligraphy (verso)Page: 36.1 x 24.8 cm (14 3/16 x 9 3/4 in.); Text field: 16 x 8.3 cm (6 5/16 x 3 1/4 in.)Gift in honor of Madeline Neves Clapp; Gift of Mrs. Henry White Cannon by exchange; Bequest of Louise T. Cooper; Leonard C. Hanna Jr. Fund; From the Catherine and Ralph Benkaim CollectionCCCC0
No image available
Motsurin Jōtō (Japanese, d. 1492)
2015.468Hanging scroll; ink on paperOverall: 131 x 28.3 cm (51 9/16 x 11 1/8 in.)Gift from the Collection of George Gund IIICCCC0
No image available
Shoto Bokusai (Japanese, d. 1492)
1991.33Hanging scroll; ink on paperImage: 24.7 x 42 cm (9 3/4 x 16 9/16 in.); Overall: 110.8 x 60.7 cm (43 5/8 x 23 7/8 in.)Gift of Alan Carter Covell and Kyu J. Pak-Covell in honor of Dr. Jon Carter CovellCCCC0