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This painting portrays the Thunder God (Raijin), a powerful and ferocious figure, is fishing for his drum, carelessly dropped in the ocean.
Japanese (Japanese (culture or style))
Ôtsu-e: The Thunder God Fishing for His Drum
20th century
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.
Depicted&nbsp;are the Seven Lucky Gods. One is standing on one foot with his belly showing and a staff&nbsp;running along his sholders. Three others are crouching on the ground to the right of the standing god. The first is Ebisu in court robes with a rod in one hand and a fan in the other. The next god is in green robes and a tall hat. The last one, Hotei, is sitting on the ground pointing with his belly showing. Across from these three gods are three more, all laying on the ground. The first is in a green robe facing and holding a drink to the god on his right Benzaiten. She is in red robes but also&nbsp;half-naked. On her right is another god Fukurokuju in tan tobes with an elongated&nbsp;forehead. On the bottom right of the hanging scroll is a signature and two seals.<br />
Mori Kōga (Takamasa)
Bacchanalian Revelry of the Seven Lucky Gods
1833 – 1866
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern

Kōno Bairei
Empress Kômyô
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.
In the lower third of the hanging scroll are three figures. Tao Yuanming is the larger figure on the right with his two attendants on the left. They are divided by a table. In the background is a screen which separates the figures from the landscape.
Nakabayashi Chikkei
Tao Yüan-ming
1840 – 1867
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
A bird is perched on a branch on the upper right with its tail extending to the left of the painting. The bottom right has a branch with a knot in the middle and a signature to the left of the knot. Coming down from the top of the print on the left is a pine branch. 
Ding Yanyong
Bird of Longevity on Pine Branch
1830 – 1880
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund

Chen Nian (Ch'en Nien)
1920 – 1935
Gift of Katsuizumi Sotokichi
In this snowy scene a plum tree and rock seem are seen atop a hill.  The elegant, contorted trunk and branches of the tree create a visual arch over the image, framing the rock, snow, and block of calligraphic text below.
Chang Ku-nien, Chen Shu-chen
Plum Blossoms in Snow
1975 – 1999
Gift of Dr. Cheng-Yang and Mrs. Shirley Chang

Wang Yachen
Pine Tree, Mountains and Ancient Temple
Gift of Benjamin Chou and Dr. Christina Fang

Wang Yachen
Pine Trees
Gift of Benjamin Chou and Dr. Christina Fang
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 Shōhaku
Crossing the Yangtze on a Sword
18th century
Museum Purchase
<p>&quot;This&nbsp;landscape&nbsp;is&nbsp;characteristic&nbsp;of&nbsp;the&nbsp;Unkoku school&nbsp;in&nbsp;its&nbsp;sharp&nbsp;tonal&nbsp;contrasts&nbsp;and&nbsp;dramatic composition. The&nbsp;right&nbsp;side&nbsp;is&nbsp;dominated&nbsp;by&nbsp;a&nbsp;jutting&nbsp;sheer&nbsp;cliff&nbsp;face whose magnitude&nbsp;is&nbsp;suggested&nbsp;by&nbsp;the&nbsp;tall&nbsp;trees&nbsp;emerging&nbsp;from&nbsp;its side.&nbsp;In&nbsp;the&nbsp;far&nbsp;distance&nbsp;are&nbsp;other&nbsp;rugged&nbsp;peaks&nbsp;that&nbsp;tower over&nbsp;unseen&nbsp;valleys.&nbsp;In&nbsp;the&nbsp;foreground&nbsp;stands&nbsp;a&nbsp;scholar with a&nbsp;staff&nbsp;viewing&nbsp;the&nbsp;spectacle&nbsp;before&nbsp;him.&nbsp;His&nbsp;young attendant holds&nbsp;the&nbsp;scholar&#39;s&nbsp;favorite&nbsp;instrument, the&nbsp;Chinese&nbsp;<em>ch&#39;in</em>. In the&nbsp;middleground&nbsp;a&nbsp;small&nbsp;open&nbsp;air&nbsp;pavilion&nbsp;under&nbsp;two&nbsp;pine trees&nbsp;punctuates&nbsp;a&nbsp;flat&nbsp;stretch&nbsp;of&nbsp;peninsula,&nbsp;and&nbsp;beyond,
Unknown artist (formerly attributed to Unkoku T
Scholar Strolling in the Mountains
1700 – 1899
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
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. 
Itō Jakuchū
Rooster on a Branch
18th century
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
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