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One-line calligraphy by Gettan: "Happiness gathered as vast as the sea" (Gettan ichigyô sho: fuku shû kai)

Marks

2 seals (see unicode) 月潭氏(乗文 4.5 x 4.5cm) 禅鳳山主 (乗文 4.5 x 4.5cm)

Provenance

1971 purchased by the Museum from Shibunkaku, Kyoto

Credit Line

Helen S. Coolidge Fund

Japanese, 17th century

Accession Number

1971.38

Medium or Technique

ink on paper

Collections

Asia

Classifications

Calligraphy