JAPANESE PAINTING Hanging Scroll JAPAN SENGAI Michizane Sugawara Silk w/Box F/S. Signature(Seal): SENGAI / Primary Material:Silk Roller Ends :Ask Total Length: 24.8inch x 48.0inch Length of work: Ask Accessories: Wooden Box Original/Reproduction: Reproduction SENGAI / Born in 1750, from Mino, South Bugei Died in 1837 in Hakata He was a Zen priest painter of the Rinzai sect. He was a farmer. His homyo (a name given to a person who enters the Buddhist priesthood) was Gibon, and his go (pen name) was Sentai. He entered the Buddhist priesthood at the age of 11, served as the chief priest of Shofuku-ji Temple in Hakata from 1789, retired to Kihaku-in Temple of the same temple in 1811, and became the chief priest of Shofuku-ji Temple again in 1837, but died of illness at the age of 88 in the same year. He was respected by people of all classes because he was not influential throughout his life. The haiga like ink paintings drawn for edification are rich in original elegance and humor, and have recently begun to attract worldwide attention as representative works of Zen paintings. Both the main paper and the Hyoso mounting are good. I will send it by EMS or epacket. Judging the authenticity is very difficult even if experts check it. Therefore we do not guarantee the authenticity. Please understand we cannot accept claims about authenticity and damages. Please refer to all picitures and judge your own responsibility. International Buyers – Please Note. The item “JAPANESE PAINTING Hanging Scroll JAPAN SENGAI Michizane Sugawara Silk withBox F/S” is in sale since Monday, September 16, 2019. This item is in the category “Antiques\Asian Antiques\Japan\Paintings & Scrolls”. The seller is “east_antique_street_japan” and is located in Tokyo. This item can be shipped worldwide.
- Color: Black
- Maker: SENGAI
- Primary Material: Silk & Fabric
- Age: 1750-1837
- Region of Origin: Japan
- Original/Reproduction: Antique Reproduction