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A woodblock print on paper depicting the image of a woman in a red robe and holding a smoking pipe. A corresponding poem inscribed at the top in both Chinese and Japanese.
Kitao Masanobu
Red-Robed Courtesan (parody of Bodhidharma)
1775 – 1785
Museum Purchase
1960/1.148

Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Bodhidharma Crossing the Yangtze on a Reed
1935
Gift of Stephen H. and Patricia O. Spurr from the Henry Jewett Greene Collection
2000/1.33

Chinese (Chinese (culture or style))
Bodhidharma Crossing the Yangzi River on a Reed
1575 – 1585
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1969/1.103

Yiran Xingrong (J. Itsunen)
Bodhidharma, from triptych of Three Zen Masters: Linji, Bodhidharma and Deshan
1658
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund
1975/2.182

Yiran Xingrong (J. Itsunen)
Deshan, from triptych of Three Zen Masters: Linji, Bodhidharma and Deshan
1658
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund
1975/2.181

Yiran Xingrong (J. Itsunen)
Linji, from triptych of Three Zen Masters: Linji, Bodhidharma and Deshan
1658
Museum purchase, Acquisition Fund
1975/2.183
Long calligraphy hanging scroll with green colored backing. Calligraphy paper is faded. Black ink. Stamps in red in the top right corner and near the bottom on the left. A smaller font of calligraphy is set on the left side while the larger set of calligraphy takes up the center of the scroll.
Yueshan Daozong (J. Etsuzan Dôshû; Ôbaku Etsuzan)
“Heads should be bowed to him,” quotation from the Avalokitesvara Sutra
1660 – 1709
Gift of Marvin Eisenberg in tribute to Richard and Vee Tsung Ling Edwards
1999/1.105
Calligraphic text of Zen epigram, signature to bottom right.
Hamada Shôji
Calligraphy of a Zen epigram
1967
Gift of the Ann Arbor Potters Guild
1980/2.219
This hanging scroll depicts a bearded figure in billowing robes standing on a sword on the waves of a river. The figure is depicted with a great economy of line, with his face being indicated with a minimal amount of brushstrokes and the sense of the fluttering of his robes being indicated through a series of bold brushtrokes using dark ink and a dry brush. An inscription is placed on the upper right corner. 
Soga Shôhaku
Crossing the Yangtze on a Sword
18th century
Museum Purchase
1963/1.96
A shabbily dressed figure holds out at arm’s length a small fish. He is completely focused on his catch, and his mouth almost seems to drool. The face, hands, and feet are sketched in a deliberately simplistic way, while the costume is drawn with only a few swift slashes of the brush, and the strokes bleed into each other.<br />
Kanô Tsunenobu
Zen eccentric contemplating a fish
1633 – 1732
Museum Purchase
1962/1.105
A high contrast black and white photograph of a garden. Large shrubs dominate the lower foreground, situated in front of a white wall with tiled roofing. Beyond the wall, tall trees stand against an atmospheric but clear sky.
Erica Lennard (American (North American))
Shodenji, Japan
1989
Gift of Barry and Lynne Lotenberg
2002/2.231.2
The large character for snow in block script is juxtaposed with lines of smaller characters in running script. The large character is drawn with unhurried, thick, even strokes in dense, unbroken black ink with blunt contours, while the smaller characters are brushed rapidly, with strokes of varying thickness, a pronounced diagonal tilt, and sharp edges.
Muan Xingtao (aka (J.
Snow: calligraphy scroll
1655 – 1675
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1986/1.205
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