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Art History and Fine Arts


 East Asian Art

 Handscroll of white horse by Han Gan, Tang dynasty, China circa 750.    The Old Plum, Japanese door panels by Kano Sansetsu, Edo period, circa 1645, gilded paper.   Large Korean stoneware jar from the Joseon dynasty, second half 15th century.

1. China: Night-Shining White, Han Gan (active ca. 742–756),Tang dynasty (618–907), ca. 750, Handscroll; ink on paper

2. Japan: The Old Plum, Attributed to Kano Sansetsu (1589–1651), Edo period (1615–1868), ca. 1645, sliding door panels (fusuma); ink, color, and gold on gilded paper 

3. Korea:  Large Jar, Joseon dynasty (1392–1910), second half of 15th century, Stoneware with sgrafitto decoration of peonies under buncheong glaze

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