Maio Hoko ” The blooming flowers of mountain are like brocade “
ID No 11934
1635 – 1712
Zen Obaku. Syomyo-Ji, Shiga.
The blooming flower of mountain are like brocade. Maio.
Paper Dimansion 122*27.3
Whole Dimension 188.5*38
Vertical silk mounting. Sumi ink on paper fine. Mounting with a few worm holes.
He had a close friendship with Ryukei Syosen and Kosen Syoton. In 1680, he entered Syomyo-Ji in Shiga as the 3rd abbot of temple at the request of Gomizuno’o emperor. Syomyo-Ji is founded by Ryukei Syosen. In 1692, he resigned from managerial position of Manpuku-Ji. In 1708, retired from the Syomyo-Ji then lived in seclusion at Jyoko-Ji in Omi, Shiga.