Buddhist monk belonged to the Daitoku-Ji School of Rinzai-Shu Sect of Zen
Korin was born in Hashima city of Gifu Prefecture in the 34th year of the Meiji era.
After graduating from the Hanazono University, he practiced asceticizm at the Daitoku-Ji Temple in Kyoto.
Korin served as the head priest of the Nachi-Katsuura Enshin-Ji Temple, then, that of the Ryuoh-Ji Temple in Mie Prefecture, finally he became one of the chief priests of the Daitoku-Ji Temple, headquarters of the Rinzai-Shu Daitoku-Ji School.
Korin deceased in the 58th year of the Showa era at the age of 83.
There are quite a few faint spots on the drawing part.
There also are many spots on the back side, though, those are not visible from the front side.
As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
This scroll was drawn by a famous monk belonged to the Rinzai-Shu Sect of Daitoku-Ji School of Zen Buddhism.
A Zen phrase is drawn powerfully using Fude Japanese brush and Sumi black ink.
The phrase means in literal translation that "Japanese crane bird brings fortune for a thousand years."