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Title

Calligraphy: "When the mountain is high the moon rises late"

17th century


Artist

Kanô TAN'YÛ

Japan

1602 - 1674


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

17th century


Media category

Calligraphy


Materials used

hanging scroll; ink on paper


Dimensions

104.0 x 27.0 image; 148.5 x 30.4 x 34.8 cm scroll


Signature & date

Signed l.l., in Japanese [inscribed in red ink] "[two artist's seals]". Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1986


Location

Not on display


Accession number

296.1986


Artist information

Kanô TAN'YÛ

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


  • The four seasons, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, Jun 1989–Jul 1990

  • Art of the brush, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Sep 1995–12 Nov 1995


Referenced in 3 publications

Bibliography


Jackie Menzies, Art of the Brush - Chinese & Japanese painting calligraphy, Sydney, 1995, 17.

Jacqueline Menzies, The 4 seasons, 'The Japanese teahouse', not paginated., Sydney, 1989, (colour illus.) not paginated [chart].

Public Programmes Department, Art Gallery of New South Wales and The Japan Foundation (Editors), Art speaks Japanese: Japanese language education kit from the collection of the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 2007, colour illus.. card no. 03