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Works of Art (120)

Allegory of Worldly and Otherworldly Drunkenness: Folio from the Divan (Collected Poems) of Hafiz, Safavid period (1501–1722), ca. 1531–33, Sultan Muhammad (Iranian, active first half of 16th century), Iran, Tabriz, Opaque watercolor, ink, and gold on paper (1988.430)
Assumption of the Virgin in an Initial V, ca. 1340, Leaf from an antiphonary, Niccolò di ser Sozzo (Italian), Italian (Siena), Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment (96.32.12)
Autumn Grasses in Moonlight, Meiji period, ca. 1872–91, Shibata Zeshin (Japanese), Two-panel folding screen; ink, lacquer, and silver leaf on paper (1975.268.137)
Bamboo in the Four Seasons, Muromachi period (1392–1573), Attributed to Tosa Mitsunobu (Japanese), Pair of six-panel folding screens; color, ink, and gold on paper (1975.268.44,45)
Bamboo in Wind, Ming dynasty, ca. 1460, Xia Chang, China, Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1989.235.1)
The Battles of Hogen and Heiji, Edo period, 17th century, Japanese, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on paper (57.156.4-5)
Bifolium from the "Nurse's Qur'an" (Mashaf al-Hadina), 410 A.H. / 1019–20 A.D., Tunisia, probably Qairawan, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment (2007.191)
Biographies of Lian Po and Lin Xiangru, ca. 1095, Huang Tingjian (Chinese), Handscroll; ink on paper (1989.363.4)
Birds and Flowers, Joseon dynasty, late 19th century, Korea, Ten-panel folding screen, ink and color on paper (1993.255)
Buddhist Sage, dated 1928, Wang Zhen (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper (1986.267.156)
Buffaloes in Combat, late 16th century; Mughal, Attributed to Miskin, India, Ink and colors on paper (1983.258)
Calligraphic Galleon, Ottoman period, A.H. 1180/1766–67 A.D., Calligrapher: Abdu'l Qadir Hisari, Turkey, Ink and gold on paper (2003.241)
Calligraphy of "Maple Bridge Night Mooring" by Zhang Zhi, Edo period, ca. 1770, Ike Taiga, Two-panel folding screen: ink on paper (2008.66)
Clearing after Rain over Streams and Mountains, Qing dynasty, dated 1662, Wang Hui (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1989.363.141)
Cloudy Mountains, Mi Youren (Chinese), Handscroll; ink on paper (1973.121.1)
Cloudy Mountains, late Yuan–early Ming dynasty, second half of 14th century, Fang Congyi (Chinese), Handscroll; ink and color on paper (1973.121.4)
Curtained screen (kicho) and utensils for the incense ceremony, Edo period, 19th century, Kubo Shunman (Japanese), Woodblock print; ink and color on paper (JP2003)
Daiitoku Myōō (Yamāntaka-vidyārāja), Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1975.268.13)
Dragon Pine, Ming dynasty, ca. 1400, Wu Boli (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1984.475.3)
Eight-Planked Bridge (Yatsuhashi), Ogata Korin (Japanese), Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink and color on gilded paper (53.7.1-2)
The Emperor Aurangzeb Carried on a Palanquin, Mughal period (1526–1858), ca. 1705–20, Bhavanidas (Indian, active ca. 1700–1748), India, Opaque watercolor and gold on paper (2003.430)
Escapade at Night: A Nobleman Climbs a Rope to Visit His Beloved, ca. 1800–1810, Attributed to Chokha (Indian), India (Rajasthan, Mewar), Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (2006.451)
Falnama (The Book of Omens), Safavid period, 1550s, Iran, Qazvin, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (35.64.3)
Fish and Rocks, Qing dynasty, dated 1699, Bada Shanren (Zhu Da) (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1989.363.137)
Folio from a Qur'an manuscript in mayil ("leaning") script, late 8th–early 9th century, Central Islamic Lands, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment (1979.201)
Folio from a Qur'an manuscript, 9th century, Central Islamic Lands, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment (62.152.2)
Folio from a Qur'an manuscript, probably 9th century, Central Islamic Lands, Ink on parchment (40.164.1a)
Folio from the "Tashkent Qur'an", late 8th–early 9th century, Syria, Yemen, or North Africa, Ink on parchment (2004.87)
The Four Accomplishments, Muromachi period, mid-16th century, Kano Motonobu (Japanese), Pair of six-panel screens; ink and color on paper (1991.480.1,.2)
Four Anecdotes from the Life of Wang Xizhi, ca. 1310, Zhao Mengfu (Chinese), Handscroll, ink on paper (1989.363.30)
Four Portraits: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Jahangir (1605–27), ca. 1610–15, By Balchand, Daulat, Murad, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.29)
Funeral Procession in an Initial R, second half of 15th century, Leaf from a gradual, Mariano del Buono (Italian, Florentine), Italian (Florence), Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment (96.32.16)
Garden of the Unsuccessful Politician, Ming dynasty, dated 1551, Wen Zhengming (Chinese), Album of eight paintings with facing pages of calligraphy; ink on paper (1979.458.1)
Gibbons, Muromachi period (1392–1573), Sesson Shukei (Japanese), Pair of six-panel screens; ink on paper (1992.8.1,2)
Grapevine and Squirrels, Joseon dynasty, early 19th century, Korea, Hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper (1987.195)
Grazing Horse, dated 1932, Xu Beihong (Chinese); Qi Baishi (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink on paper, Inscribed by the artist and by Qi Baishi (1986.267.192)
Great Indian Fruit Bat, ca. 1777–82, Circle of Bhawani Das, India (Calcutta), Pencil, ink, and watercolors on paper (2008.312)
The Great Wave at Kanagawa (from a Series of Thirty-Six Views of Mount Fuji), Edo period, ca. 1831–33, Katsushika Hokusai (Japanese); Published by Eijudo, Polychrome ink and color on paper (JP1847)
Groom and Horse, dated 1296, Zhao Mengfu (Chinese), Handscroll, ink and color on paper (1988.135)
Illustrated Biography of Hōnen (Shūikotokūden-e), Kamakura period (1185–1333), ca. 1310–20, Japan, Section of a handscroll remounted as a hanging scroll (1980.221)
The Illustrated Legends of the Jin'ôji temple, Nanbokuchô period (1336–92), 14th century, Japan, Fragment of a handscroll; ink and color on paper (1975.268.36)
Illustrated Legends of the Kitano Shrine (Kitano Tenjin Engi), Kamakura period, 13th century, Unidentified artist, Japan, Handscroll; ink and color on paper (25.224a–e)
The Illustrated Sutra of Past and Present Karma (Kako genzai inga kyō emaki), Kamakura period (1185–1333), late 13th century, Hanging scroll (2012.249)
Illustrated sutra of The Miracles of Kannon, Kamakura period, dated 1257, Unidentified artist, Japan, Handscroll; ink, color, and gold on paper (53.7.3)
Incense boxes (kogo) with a wrapping cloth (fukusa), Edo period, 1808, Japan, Woodblock print; ink and color on paper (JP2113)
Incense game utensils, Edo period, Ryuryukio Shinsai (Japanese), Woodblock print; ink and color on paper (JP2065)
Initial A with Saint Dominic Saving the Church of Saint John Lateran, mid-15th century, From a Dominican gradual, Italian (Lombardy, possibly Cremona), Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment (31.134.5)
Initial C with Saint Lawrence, ca. 1380–90, From a gradual, Don Simone Camaldolese (Italian), Italian (Florence), Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment (90.61.2)
Initial E with the Martyrdom of Saint Stephen, ca. 1394–1402, From a gradual created for the Carthusian monastery of the Holy Spirit at Farneta, near Lucca, Niccolò di Giacomo da Bologna (Italian), Italian (Bologna), Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment (2007.236)
Initial P with the Martyrdom of Saint Peter Martyr, second half of 13th century, From a Dominican antiphonary, Italian (Bologna), Tempera and ink on parchment (23.21.2)
Initial S with the Beheading of Saint Paul, ca. 1278, From an antiphonary created for the Cathedral of Imola, Master of Bagnacavallo, Italian (Imola), Tempera and ink on parchment (26.159.2)
Initial S with the Presentation of Christ in the Temple, ca. 1278, From an antiphonary created for the Cathedral of Imola, Master of Bagnacavallo, Italian (Imola), Tempera and ink on parchment (26.159.1)
Kāma Aims His Bow at Radha: Page from a Dispersed Gita Govinda (Loves of Krishna), ca. 1695, India (Rajasthan, Mewar), Ink and opaque watercolor on paper (1975.409.3)
King David in an Initial I, early 15th century, Leaf from a psalter, Northern Italian, Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment (28.225.65)
Kongōyasha Myōō (Vajrayaksha-vidyārāja), Heian period, 12th century, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1975.268.12)
Lady of the Xiang River, dated 1947, Fu Baoshi (Chinese), Album leaf; ink and color on paper, Signed: "Baoshi" (1986.267.277)
Laila and Majnun at School: Page from the Khamsa of Nizami (Quintet of Nizami), A.H. 835 /1431–32 A.D., Artist: possibly Mir Khalil; calligrapher: Ja'far, Herat, present-day Afghanistan, Ink, opaque watercolors, and gold on paper (1994.232.4)
Landscape and Chinese Figures, Nagasawa Rosetsu (Japanese), Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink on gilded paper (1975.268.75, 76)
Landscape of the Four Seasons, Muromachi period, early 16th century, Kangaku Shinso (Soami) (Japanese), Pair of six-fold screens, ink on paper (41.59.1,2)
Landscapes after Ancient Masters, Qing dynasty, dated 1674 and 1677, Wang Hui (Chinese) and Wang Shimin (Chinese), Album of 12 paintings; ink and color on paper; 10 paintings by Wang Hui (1989.141.4)

Landscapes and Trees, Qing dynasty, ca. 1679, Gong Xian (Chinese), Album of twelve paintings; ink on paper (1979.499)
Landscapes Painted for Yuweng, Qing dynasty, dated 1673, Fan Qi (Chinese), Album of eight leaves; ink and color on paper (1989.363.131)
Landscapes, dated 1630, Dong Qichang (Chinese), Album of eight paintings; ink on paper (1986.266.5)
Leaf of calligraphy: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal; calligraphy, ca. 1500; margin, early 17th century, Sultan cAli Mashhadi (calligraphy), Possibly Daulat (illumination), Iran (calligraphy), India (margin), Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.32)
Leaf of calligraphy: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal; calligraphy, ca. 1535–45; margin, 17th century, Mir 'Ali of Herat (calligraphy), Iran (calligraphy), India (illumination), Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.4)
Liu Chen and Ruan Zhao Entering the Tiantai Mountains, Yuan dynasty (1279–1368), Zhao Cangyun (Chinese), Handscroll: ink on paper (2005.494.1)
Living Aloft: Master Liu's Retreat, dated 1543, Wen Zhengming (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper (L.2001.85.2)
Miscellaneous Studies, one leaf dated 1619, Chen Hongshou (Chinese), Album of twelve paintings, ink on paper (2005.112a-l)
Morning Glories, Edo period, 19th century, Suzuki Kiitsu (Japanese), Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paper (54.69.1,2)
Night-Shining White, Tang dynasty (618–906), ca. 750, Han Gan (Chinese), Handscroll; ink on paper (1977.78)
Nilgai (blue bull): Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Jahangir (1605–27), ca. 1620, By Mansur, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.13)
The Old Plum, Edo period, ca. 1645, Attributed to Kano Sansetsu (Japanese), Four sliding door panels (fusuma); ink, color, gold leaf on paper (1975.268.48a-d)
One Hundred Boys, Edo period, 17th century, Kano Eino (Japanese), Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on paper (2009.260.1,2)
One Hundred Horses, datable to 1728, Giuseppe Castiglione (Lang Shining) (Italian), China, Handscroll; ink on paper (1991.134)
Orchids and Rocks, Muromachi period (1392–1573), Gyokuen Bompo (Japanese), Japan, Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1975.268.38)
Outing to Zhang Gong's Grotto, Qing dynasty, ca. 1700, Shitao (Zhu Ruoji) (Chinese), Handscroll; ink and color on paper (1982.126)
Page from an Illuminated Gospel, late 14th century, Ethiopia, Highland region, Parchment (vellum), wood (accacia), tempera, ink (1998.66)
Persimmon Tree, Edo period, late autumn 1816, Sakai Hoitsu (Japanese), Two-panel screen; ink and color on paper (57.156.3)
Planting Chrysanthemums, Ming dynasty Lu Zhi (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink and pale color on paper (1986.266.3)
The Pleasure of Fishes, Yuan dynasty, dated 1291, Zhou Dongqing (Chinese), Handscroll; ink and color on paper (47.18.10)
Plum Branch, Joseon dynasty, 1888, Yi Yuwon (Korean), Hanging scroll, ink on paper (1990.230)
Plum, Bamboo, and Rock, 1942, Xu Beihong (Chinese), Hanging scroll: ink and color on paper (2005.509.13)
The Poet Fujiwara Kiyotada: From the Narikane version of the Thirty-Six Immortal Poets, Kamakura period (1185–1333), second half of 13th century; Japan, Section of a handscroll mounted as a hanging scroll; ink and colors on paper (L.2011.54.1a–c)
Qur'an manuscript, late 9th–early 10th century, Syria or Iraq, Main support: ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on parchment; binding: leather, tooled (37.142)
Red Friend, Lan Ying (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper (1979.26)
Red-Headed Vulture and Long-Billed Vulture: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Jahangir (1605–27), ca. 1615–20, By Mansur, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.12)
Returning Home, Qing dynasty, ca. 1695, Shitao (Zhu Ruoji) (Chinese), Album of twelve paintings; ink and color on paper (1976.280a)

Returning to Nature through a Reclusive Life, dated 1996, Yu Peng (Chinese), Hanging scroll: ink and color on paper (2007.482)
Rosette (shamsa) bearing the name and titles of Emperor Shah Jahan (r. 1628–58), Mughal, 17th century, Attributed to India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.39)
Rough Waves, Edo period, ca. 1704–9, Ogata Korin (Japanese), Two-panel screen; ink, color, and gold on gilded paper (26.117)
Scene from "Channel Buoys" (Miotsukushi), chapter 14 of the Tale of Genji, Nanbokuchô period (1336–92), late 14th century, Japan, Handscroll; ink and color on paper (1975.268.33)
Scene from "The Ivy" (Yadogiri): Chapter 49 of The Tale of Genji, Edo period (1615–1868), early 17th century; Studio of Tawaraya Sotatsu (Japanese), Hanging scroll; ink, color, and gold on paper (2006.570)
Scenes from the Tale of Genji: "The Royal Outing" (Miyuki, chapter 29), "A Boat upon the Waters" (Ukifune, chapter 51), and "The Gatehouse" (Sekiya, chapter 16), Momoyama period, 17th century, Tosa Mitsuyoshi (Japanese); Tosa Mitsuoki (Japanese), Pair of four-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paper (55.94.1–.2)
Scroll 8 of Collected Iconography (Zuzōshō): Myōō (Vidyārāja), Heian period, late 12th century, Japan, Handscroll; ink and light color on paper (1975.268.6)
Seven Gods of Good Fortune and Chinese Children, Edo period, 17th–18th century, Kano Chikanobu (Japanese), Six-panel folding screen; ink and color on paper; reverse side: ink, color, and gold on paper (29.100.498)
Shaded Dwellings among Streams and Mountains, Dong Qichang (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1979.75.2)
Sixteen Luohans, Ming dynasty, dated 1591, Wu Bin, China, Handscroll; ink and color on paper (1986.266.4)
The Sixteen Luohans, Qing dynasty, dated 1667, Shitao (Zhu Ruoji) (Chinese), China, Handscroll; ink on paper (1985.227.1)
The Sixth Patriarch of Zen at the Moment of Enlightenment, Edo period, 1635–45, Kano Tan'yu (Japanese), Ink on paper (2006.174)
Snow Clearing: Landscape after Li Cheng, Qing dynasty, dated 1669, Wang Hui (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper (1978.13)
Splashed-color Landscape, dated 1965, Zhang Daqian (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper (1986.267.361)
Spring Dawn over the Elixir Terrace, Yuan dynasty, ca. 1369, Lu Guang (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1982.2.2)
Spring Offerings, dated 1919, Wu Changshi (Wu Changshuo) (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper, Signed: "Anji Wu Changshi in his seventy-sixth year" (1988.324.2)
A Stallion, Safavid period (1501–1722), ca. 1601–6, Habiballah of Sava (active ca. 1590–1610), Present-day Afghanistan, Herat, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (1992.51)
Stately Pines on Mount Hua, ca. 1972, Shi Lu (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1986.267.351)
Su Dongpo in Straw Hat and Wooden Shoes, Muromachi period, second half of 15th century, Artist Unknown, Japan, Hanging scroll; ink on paper (1975.268.39)
Tagasode ("Whose Sleeves?"), first half of the 17th century, Momoyama period (1573–1615) or Edo period (1615–1868), Japan, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, gold, and silver on gilded paper (62.36.2–3)
Tale of a Strange Marriage, Edo period, ca. 1858, Ukita Ikkei (Japanese), Handscroll; ink and color on paper (57.156.7)
The Tale of Genji and Genji cards, Edo period, Reisai (Japanese), Woodblock print; ink and color on paper (JP2187)
Twin Pines, Level Distance, Yuan dynasty, ca. 1300, Zhao Mengfu (Chinese), Handscroll: ink on paper (1973.120.5)
Two Eagles, dated 1702, Bada Shanren (Zhu Da) (Chinese), Hanging scroll, ink on paper (L.1997.30)
Unwan: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Shah Jahan (1628–58), ca. 1630–40, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.38)

Unwan: Leaf from the Shah Jahan Album, Mughal, period of Shah Jahan (1628–58), ca. 1630–40, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (55.121.10.39)
The Visitation in an Initial A and Cardinal Adam Easton with a Dominican Saint and Saint Dominic, ca. 1400, Leaf from an antiphonary, Italian (Venice), Tempera, gold, and ink on parchment (90.61.3)
Wangchuan Villa, Qing dynasty, dated 1711, Wang Yuanqi (Chinese), Handscroll; ink and color on paper (1977.80)
Whiling Away the Summer, Qing dynasty, dated 1679, Wu Li (Chinese), Handscroll; ink on paper (1977.81)
Whose Sleeves? (Tagasode), Momoyama period, late 16th century, Japan, Pair of six-panel folding screens; ink, color, and gold on gilded paper (29.100.493–4)
Wind among the Trees on the Riverbank, dated 1363, Ni Zan (Chinese), Hanging scroll, ink on paper (1989.363.39)
Women Bathing by Moonlight: Folio from the Davis Album, 18th century, India, Ink, opaque watercolor, and gold on paper (30.95.174.23)
Wooded Mountains at Dusk, Qing dynasty, dated 1666, Kuncan (Chinese), Hanging scroll; ink and color on paper (1989.363.129)

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