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A Chinese Scholar's Tools




May 1, 2009

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts

Use this image collection with the MIA's Chinese Scholar's Study Teaching the Arts feature.

Tools for painting and calligraphy, such as brushes, ink stones, water droppers, and brush pots, were collector's items among literati scholars. Use this image collection to choose your own favorites. What different types of tools do you see? What themes do you notice in the decoration?   

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Type: Instructional Set
Grades: K-12
Instructional Method: Classroom Discussion, Multimedia Instruction, Self-paced Learning, Thematic Approach
Added to Site: May 1, 2009