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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 Shôji
Japan, 1894–1978
Calligraphy of a Zen epigram
Showa period (1926–1989)
1967
Ink on paper
Gift of the Ann Arbor Potters Guild, 1980/2.220
(Turning Point exhibition, Spring 2010)
The works of calligraphy were executed by Shoji Hamade at the Potter's Guild during his visit to Ann Arbor in 1967.

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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