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Title

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

17th century

Artist

Kanô Kanō Tan'yū

Japan

1602 – 1674

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  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Edo (Tokugawa) period 1615 - 1868 → Japan
    Date
    17th century
    Media categories
    Scroll , 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 Kanō Tan'yū

    Works in the collection

    2

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

    • 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

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 3 publications

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