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Single Line Calligraphy
  • Ōta (Maigan) Jōsei
    1876–1946
    born: Saitama prefecture, Japan ; active: Japan
  • Single Line Calligraphy, 1900s
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • ink on paper (with box)
  • Mount Dimensions: 214 x 61.5 cm
    Mount Dimensions: 214 x 61.5 cm
  • Gift of Jay Gates, Director, Spencer Museum of Art, 1984–1987
  • Not on display
  • 2012.0598
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Description
Inscriptions/Signature

Five characters, 常行一直心, are written out in dark ink with “flying-white” strokes.