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[ Kanji Phrase ] Drawn by High-Ranked Buddhist Monk
Reference Number
SP-70294
Title
" Kanji Phrase " Drawn by High-Ranked Buddhist
Drawer
Kameyama Kouou (1892 - 1976)

Kouou was born in Hiroshima Prefecture in the 25th year of the Meiji era.

He pursued Buddhistic practices under Enkai at the Hosen-Ji Temple in Hiroshima.

In 1920, Kouou went to Hawaii to supervise the missionary activity.

In 1946, he became the first chairman of the Koya-san Shingon-Shu Sect of Buddhism.

In 1972, he became the 404th chief priest of the Kongobu-Ji Temple and also became the Kancho (Minister) of the Koya-san Shingon-Shu Sect.

And, Kouou contributed to the well-being of society.

He deceased in the 51st year of the Showa era at the age of 84.

Signature & Seal
Yes
Part of Writing
Japanese Paper, 130 x 33.5 cm ( 51.2 x 13.2 inches )
Mounting
Silk, 198 x 48.5 cm ( 78 x 19 inches )
Roller End Material
Ivory
Box
Wood Box
Description

There are some faint spots and slight folds on the drawing part.

The condition of this scroll is not so bad.

A Kanji idiom is drawn well in good form.

The idiom says that "Calm and harmonious wind blows all over the country."

Meaningful phrase !

This scroll was drawn after Kouou became the chief priest of the Kongoubu-Ji Temple.

So, it was drawn between 1972 and 1976.

Price
USD 248
Zen Kanji Idiom
Japanese Shodo Brush Drawing
Rakkan Signature & Stamps of Kameyama Kouou
Signature & Seals
(Rakkan)
Kakemono End made of Ivory
Roller End
In Wooden Box
In Wooden Box
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