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This hanging scroll depicts three white chrysanthemums. The flowers form a dynamic arc, and were executed with powerful, rapid brushstrokes. The contrast between the thin lines of the petals of the flowers and the dark thick strokes made with the side of the brush suggesting the leaves and stalks of the plants creates the main visual drama of the painting. 
Soga Shôhaku
Chrysanthemums
18th century
Museum Purchase
1960/1.183
This calligraphy is executed in ink on paper.  There are a total of three red seals present in the piece, one in the upper right hand corner, and two towards the left center of the piece.  The calligraphy is very strong and forceful, with broad, well defined strokes.  The work is mounted on golden silk.
Murase Taiitsu
Poem in Running Script
19th century
Gift of Kurt A. Gitter in memory of Dr. Harold P. Stern
1977/1.185
Painted and inscribed on the occasion of Veterans’ Day.  The artist depicts a view of the narrow, winding roadway cutting through a magnificent rocky mountain. <br />In his inscription, Chang claims to use methods of Song masters that were adopted in painting the scene. A small detail on the lower right of the painting represents a couple of tiny figures standing aside the road. One figure is depicted as making life-sketches of the scene.
Chang Ku-nien
Cross-Island Highway Based on Sketches
1980
Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang
2006/1.111
Calligraphy of a poem written in running script and including three artist's seals and the artist's signature.
Shitao (Shih-t'ao)
Ode on a Wanli-era Imperial Brush
1705
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1965/2.75
This hanging scroll depicts a chicken executed in rapid brushstrokes, using various shades of black ink. The face of the bird is naturalistically depicted, while its tail feathers are somewhat abstracted. 
Itô Jakuchû
Rooster on a Branch
18th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1965/1.156
This vertical composition consists of tall, thin trees in the foreground, with a lone boatman floating beneath and behind them. As the scene stretches upwars, mountains take up a dominant position in the picture, stretching toward the sky. Above them is calligraphic text.
Zha Shibiao (Cha Shih-piao)
Cloudy Mountains and Misty Trees, after Dong Yuan
1650 – 1699
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1975/1.73
The branches of a plum tree stretch skyward, skillfully utilizing the vertical space of this hanging scroll. Black dots are used as accents along the branches, making them look knotted and full of texture. These heavy features are offset by the delicate depiction of plum blossoms. Calligraphic text is in the upper right corner, with two seals.
Li Jishou (Li Chi-shou)
Plum Blossoms, after Jin Nong
19th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1985/2.28
A splatter painted bird cage stand with a rounded top cage on top in red, green, orange, white and blue. There is mesh on one side of the bottom of the cage that is also splatter painted. Inside the cage hanging from the top is a small bell, part of an American flag and a replica of a human penis, painted black, hanging upside down.
Tyree Guyton (American (North American))
Untitled (bird cage, re-lynching)
1980 – 2010
Gift of H. David Zucca
2013/2.312
This abstracted drawing of a man's face shows a rounded but flattened surface, tilted back so that his nostrils are visible. The face droops, and has small beady eyes and dark closed lips.
Leonard Baskin (American (North American))
Haman
1955
Gift of The Stephen and Sybil Stone Foundation
1971/2.118
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