Kanji Poem in Shikishi

  • [ Kanji Poem ] Written by High-Ranked Buddhistic Monk
    • Reference NumberTP-10013
    • Title" Kanji Poem "
    • ArtistGoyo Gukei (1859 - 1944)

      Buddhist priest of the Myoshin-Ji School of the Rinzai-Shu Sect of Zen Buddhism.
      Gukei was born in Nankaibu County of Buzen Province (present Oita Prefecture) at the end of the Samurai period.
      At 7 years old, he entered a Buddhist monastery at the Gansho-Ji Temple in Buzen.
      In the 5th year of the Meiji era (1873), Gukei went to Uwajima in Shikoku Island and became a disciple of Sekiseki Tokoku old master.
      In the 25th year of the Meiji era (1892), Gukei started living at the Saiko-Ji Temple in Uwajima.
      In the 13th year of the Taisho era (1924), he became the 551st chief priest of the Myoshin-Ji Temple in Kyoto and also became the minister (Kancho) of the Myoshin-Ji School.
      After he resigned from the position, he moved to the Shoryu-Ji Temple in Hyogo Prefecture.
      He deceased in the 19th year of the Showa era (1944) at the age of 86.

    • Signature & SealYes
    • DimensionShikishi Paperboard, 21.2 x 18.2 cm ( 8.3 x 7.2 inches )
    • BoxNo Box
    • Description

      The condition of this Shikishi (square piece of paperboard for writing poems or painting pictures) is not bad.
      A Kanji poem by Goyo Gukei, high-ranked Zen Buddhist priest, is drawn in good running form using Japanese brush and black Sumi ink.

    • Price USD 98
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