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One Line Calligraphy
  • Daisen Gishun
    1703–1763
    active: Japan
  • One Line Calligraphy, 1700s, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on paper
  • Gift of Elsie Anna Wilson Trust
  • Not on display
  • 1994.0114
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Single line of calligraphy in large semi-cursive brushstrokes.
Translation: :"One laugh (or smile), blue of a thousand mountains"

Taisen was the 356th chief priest of Daitokuji, Kyoto