Genmyo was born in Nagano Prefecture in the second year of the Taisho era.
He graduated from the Zen-mon Koto-Gakui.
He practiced Zen asceticizm at the Manpuku-Ji Temple, the headquaters temple of the Obaku-Shu Sect of Zen Buddhism located in Uji of Kyoto.
Later, Genmyo became the head priest of the Ryokuju-In, one of the buildings in the Manpuku-Ji.
From 1980 to 1987, he served as the Kancho (Sect Minister) of the Obaku-Shu Sect.
Genmyo deceased in the 63rd year of the Showa era at the age of 75.
There are some folds on the drawing part.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
A Japanese Kanji character that means bamboo is written powerfully and quaintly using Japanese brush and black Sumi ink.
This scroll is suitable for Chanoyu Japanese tea ceremony.
Of course, it is also good to hang it in an ordinary room.