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Calligraphy of a Zen epigram

Accession Number
1980/2.219

Title
Calligraphy of a Zen epigram

Artist(s)
Hamada Shōji

Object Creation Date
1967

Medium & Support
ink on paper

Dimensions
12 1/4 in x 19 9/16 in (31.12 cm x 49.69 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
Zen epigram

Physical Description
Calligraphic text of Zen epigram, signature to bottom right.

Primary Object Classification
Painting

Additional Object Classification(s)
Painting

Collection Area
Asian

Rights
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Keywords
Zen (Japanese Buddhism)
calligraphy
calligraphy (process)

1 Related Resource

Buddhism
(Part of 2 Learning Collections)

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