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The Written Image: Japanese Calligraphy and Painting from the Sylvan Barnet and William Burto Collection

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This unusual book presents some fifty-eight Japanese works, almost all calligraphy, including sublime early sutras; a mandala that is perhaps the finest example of its kind in the West; seminal works by such renowned figures as Myō e, Kō etsu, Musō , Konoe, and Daishin; courtly letters and poems; and powerful graphic statements by Zen monk-artists.
Hardcover, 208 pages
Published October 11th 2002 by Metropolitan Museum of Art (first published October 1st 2002)
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