Japanese Calligraphy

December 21, 1984 – November 3, 1985

Freer Gallery of Art
Jefferson Drive and 12th Street, SW
Washington, DC

Gallery 1 Floor Plan

Visit 14 hanging and hand scrolls and album leaves that feature traditional styles of Japanese writing and cursive styles developed during the 8th through the 12th centuries. Many are on public view at the Freer for the first time.