Ume Tree in Suiboku & Kanji Poem, 1931
- Reference NumberSP-40138
- Title" Ume Tree in Suiboku & Poem " drawn in 1931
- PainterHattori Tanpu (1867-1964)
Professional Kanshi poet and calligrapher.
Tanpu was born in Owari Domain (present Aichi Prefecture) at the end part
of the Tokugawa Shogunate period (1867).
His real given name was Kumenojo.
From his childhood, he learned Kanji characters and grammar.
He also kept studying Kanshi poem.
After around the middle part of the Meiji era (1868-1912), he issued many Kanji poems and became famous as a Kanshi poet.
He deceased in the 39th year of the Showa era (1961) at the age of 97.
- Signature & SealYes
- Part of DrawingJapanese Paper, 140 x 33 cm ( 55 x 13 inches )
- MountingSilk, 205 x 45 cm ( 80.7 x 17.7 inches )
- Roller End MaterialEbony Wood
- BoxTomobako Original Wooden Box with Signature
This scroll was depicted in the spring of 6th year of the Showa era (1931).
There are some faint spots on the painting part.
Although, the condition of this scroll is not bad.
Ume (Japanese Plum) tree and flowers are drawn simply and artistically in the Suiboku black ink painting method.
A Kanji poem is also drawn at the top.
Please note that this scroll is not judged by any appraiser.
So, we do not guarantee that it is authentic one.
San Kanshi Poem
Endorsement on Lid
In Tomobako Wooden Box