Toko Shinetsu  Myna Bird on Plum Tree

  • Myna Bird on Plum Tree
  • Myna Bird on Plum Tree
  • Myna Bird on Plum Tree
  • Myna Bird on Plum Tree
  • Myna Bird on Plum Tree
  • Myna Bird on Plum Tree

Myna Bird on Plum Tree

Item Number 16100
Artist Toko Shinetsu
Title Myna Bird on Plum Tree
Biography Toko Shinetsu (1639-1695) was a monk of Sotoshu sect born in Zhejiang Province of China. Entered the Buddhist priesthood at Yongfu Temple in the West Lake of Hangzhou. Came to Japan at the invitation of Chini Doryo of Nagasaki Kofuku-ji Temple. Spread the art of seal engraving in early modern Japan. The founder of Mito Gion-ji Temple. Excelled at literary works, calligraphy and painting.
Description

ink on paper with silk mounting
dimensions: 59×32cm(artwork), 142×43cm(overall)
crease in paper; minor crease and minor worm-eaten marks to mounting; minor wear to decorative silk strips
with wooden storage box

Price 680,000Yen




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