Bodhidharma drawn by Buddhist Priest

  • [ Bodhidharma & Kanji Drawing ] by High-ranked Buddhist Priest
    • Reference NumberSP-70303
    • Title" Daruma & Kanji " by High-ranked Buddhist Monk
    • DrawerSagawa Myoushun (1891-1988)
      Kancho minister of the Kegon-Shu Sect of Buddhism.
      The 203rd head priest of the Todai-Ji Temple in Nara.
      Myoushun was born in Sagawa village of Nara Prefecture in the 24th year of the Meiji era.
      At the age of 10, he started practicing asceticizm at the Todai-Ji Temple.
      In 1918, he became the head priest of the Hokurin-In in the Todai-Ji.
      In 1961, he became the 203rd head priest of the Todai-Ji and also the Kancho minister of the Kegon-Shu Sect.
      Myoushun deceased in the 63rd year of the Showa era at the age of 97.
    • Signature & SealYes
    • Part of DrawingJapanese Paper, 110 x 32.5 cm ( 43.3 x 12.8 inches )
    • MountingSilk, 191 x 45.5 cm ( 75.2 x 18 inches )
    • Roller End MaterialWood (Lacquered & engraved)
    • BoxWood Box with Proof
    • DescriptionThere are not a few small spots on the drawing part.
      As a whole, the condition of this scroll is not so bad.
      Daruma (Bodhidharma) is depicted artistically using Fude Japanese brush and only Sumi black ink.
      A Kanji phrase is also written at the top.
      The phrase means that "Singh lion roars".
      Those drawing and writing were done by Sagawa Myoushun, high-ranked Buddhist monk belonged to the Kegon-Shu Sect.
      Precious work.
    • Price USD 498
  • Rakkan Signature & Stamps of Sagawa Myoshun
    Signature & Seals
  • San Kanji Writing
  • Daruma Daishi
  • Hakogaki
  • In Shikibako Wooden Box
    In Shikibako Wooden Box
  • Jikusaki Roller End made of Wood
    Roller End (Lacquered & Engraved)
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