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Asian Art
Artist: Ingen Ryuki, Chinese, 1592–1673

Plaque with “Heart Flower Home”

ca. 1654–73

Ink and remnants of pigment and gold on wood

12 1/8 × 41 5/8 × 5/8 in. (30.8 × 105.7 × 1.6 cm)
Yale University Art Gallery
1954.18.46
Geography: 
Japan
Status: 
Not on view
Culture: 
Japanese
Period: 
Edo period (1615–1868)
Classification: 
Calligraphy
Provenance: 

Acquired by the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 1954

Bibliography: 

Shigemi Komatsu et al., Chinese and Japanese Calligraphy: Spanning Two Thousand Years: The Heinz Götze Collection, Heidelberg, exh. cat. (Munich: Prestel-Verlag, 1989), 109–110.

Sekko Hayashi, Obaku bunka (Uji-shi, Japan: Obakusan Manpukuji, 1972), 23–26, 123, no. 1–9.

Gisela Armbruster, Brush and Ink: the Heinz Gotze Collection, ed. Helmut Brinker (New York: Paragon Book Gallery, 1976), 47, 70.

Sadako Ohki, “Japanese Calligraphy at Yale: From Sutra to the Avant-Garde,” Arts of Asia (March–April 2018): 90, fig. 4.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.