Sumi ink on paper is clean. Normal-style silk mounting is also fine.
At age 20, he entered the Shogen monastery of the Rinzai, where he participated under the Taigi Sokin. Later, after graduating from Komazawa University, he studied under Sotan Oka, Kodo Akino of the Soto, and Toyoda Dokutan of the Rinzai. In 1911, he was assigned a professor at Soto University and became the abbot of Hosshin-ji in Fukui Prefecture and Chigen-ji in Kyoto. Known as a very strict person. He introduced the Rinzai Zen koan based on the Soto Zen training method and instructed a lot of monks and laymen.