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Title: Through the cold leaves on the mountain comes the sound of rain
Date: Edo period, late 17th-early 18th century
Medium: Hanging scroll: ink on paper
Dimensions: Image: 74 1/2 x 10 1/4 inches (189.2 x 26 cm)
Credit Line: George and Mary Rockwell Collection
Object Number: 74.055
Label Text: The Obaku Zen monk Hyakusetsu Genyo founded Kyoto’s Hozoji temple. His accomplishments in poetry, painting and tea ceremony, as well as his study of Zen Buddhism, gained him respect in both religious and aristocratic circles. His calligraphy style features strong contrasts between wet and dry brushstrokes.

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