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Matsubayashi Keigetsu
Winter
1922 – 1954
Gift of Yoichi Nakajima
1961/2.3
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
1963/1.96
<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
1964/2.63
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
1965/1.156
There are mountains in the background that run along a river. These mountains slowly turn into trees, many without leaves. There are two houses along the waterside, partially hidden behind the trees. There is an inscription and two seals in the upper right corner. The hanging scroll is bordered in gold.
Okada Hankō
Waterside Landscape
1838
Museum purchase made possible by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1967/2.38

Chen Nian (Ch'en Nien)
Wisteria
1920 – 1935
Gift of Katsuizumi Sotokichi
1949/1.197
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 />
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Mori Kōga (Takamasa)
Bacchanalian Revelry of the Seven Lucky Gods
1833 – 1866
Museum purchase made possible by a gift from Helmut Stern
1985/2.20

Kuncan
Reading sutras in the mountains (one of a set of four hanging scrolls)
1661
Gift of Jiu-Hwa Lo Upshur in honor of her mother Mrs. Wei-Djen Djang Lo
1987/1.196.2

Kōno Bairei
Empress Kômyô
1868
Gift of Dr. and Mrs. J.E. Val-Mejias, M.D.
1987/1.365

Zhu Zumou (Chu Tsu-mou)
Calligraphy (couplet)
1857 – 1931
Gift of Sarah and Otto Graf, supplemented by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1980/2.196
Hanging painting on white cloth. Painting is done in very stark blacks and whites with very little shading or faded color. A tree occupies the foreground and the left side of the painting. Mountains are in the background, as well as a boat, on the right side. An inscription is located in the upper right corner of the image.
Zeng Xi (Tseng Hsi)
Ink Landscape
1923
Gift of Sarah and Otto Graf, supplemented by the Margaret Watson Parker Art Collection Fund
1980/2.202
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
1982/1.197
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