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Hanging scroll
Item Number : 21192
Artist Gento Sokuchu
Title Calligraphy
Biography Gento Sokuchu (1729-1807) was a monk of Soto sect. The 50th head priest of Eihei-ji Temple in Settsu Province. Lived in the Butsugen-ji Temple in Settsu Province. Succeeded Tainin Kokusen and became the 11th head priest of Entsu-ji Temple. Involved in the publication of "Shobogenzo" (Treasury of the True Dharma Eye). The restorer of Eihei-ji Temple.
Description
  • ink on paper with silk mounting
  • dimensions: 127×28 cm(artwork),184×42 cm(overall) 
  • minor crease on paper
  • with wooden storage box
Price 250,000Yen
Season other
Period Mid Edo(1700-1799),Late Edo(1800-1867)

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