Description For Chikuto, as for the Chinese masters he was trying to emulate, brushwork was the most important element in painting. Each stroke was not merely a leaf or the face of a rock but a gesture that was thought to define the artist's character.
|9/19/1995||Treatment||examined for exhibition; other|
|9/01/1998||Examination||examined for condition|
|1/08/2002||Examination||examined for exhibition|
Provenance Ishinosuke Mizutani, Oriental Art Sekisen, Kyoto [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1986, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Date] 1834
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the Ambassador and Mrs. William J. Sebald Fund, 1986
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