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Calligraphy of a Zen epigram: Yesterday I was in my rustic home, today I am not there; tomorrow I will be elsewhere. [signature]

Accession Number
1980/2.220

Title
Calligraphy of a Zen epigram: Yesterday I was in my rustic home, today I am not there; tomorrow I will be elsewhere. [signature]

Artist(s)
Hamada Shōji

Object Creation Date
1967

Medium & Support
ink on paper

Dimensions
14 5/16 in x 22 11/16 in (36.35 cm x 57.63 cm)

Credit Line
Gift of the Ann Arbor Potters Guild

Label copy
Hamada Sho ̄ji
Japan, 1894–1978
Sho ̄wa period (1926–89)
1967
Ink on paper
Gift of the Ann Arbor Potters Guild, 1980/2.219–222
During his 1967 stay in Ann Arbor, Hamada Sh ji visited and did
demonstrations at the Ann Arbor Potters Guild, where he left the
witty drawings and calligraphy works on view in this case.

Subject matter
Calligraphy of a Zen epigram

Physical Description
Calligraphy of a Zen epigram with signature: Yesterday I was in my rustic home, today I am not there; tomorrow I will be elsewhere.

Primary Object Classification
Painting

Additional Object Classification(s)
Painting

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
calligraphy (process)

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