Otokawa Kin’ei “Pine trees keep the same green …”

ID 00122

Otogawa Kin’ei

1902-1982

Zen Soto. The 20th chief abbot of Soji-ji. Saijyo-ji in Kanagawa. Sougen-ji in Niigata.

 

松に古今の色無し  総持瑾映書

Pine trees keep the same green color now and then. It is equal in one color. Souji Kin’ei.

 

Paper Dimension 127*33

Whole Dimension 205*46

Sumi ink on paper,  a few stains. Normal style silk mounting in original, fine.

Paulownia box.

 

Price 250,000JPY

He was born in Niigata in 1902. The chief abbot of Sogen-ji in Niigata and Saijyo-ji in Kanagawa. The founder of Oofuna Kan’non-ji. He died in 1972. He ordained Otogawa ( Chino ) Kobun as a monk who is widely known as the mentor of Steven Jobs.