Yokan Toei ” Painting of a Pu-Tai “

ID 12267

Yokan Toei

1775-1857

Zen Rinzai. The 501th abbot of Myoshin-Ji. Jikou-Ji, Tokushima. Syofuku-Ji monastery, Hyogo.

 

雪中布袋図 布袋忘布袋曳杖過 笠重呉天雪 履香楚地花

Painting of a Pu-Tai in the snow. Pu-Tai is walking with a stuff and forgets his bag somewhere. In Wu, A wicket hat is heavy by the snow. In Chu, Straw sandals was light by flagrance of flowers.

 

Paper Dimension 30*51

Whole Dimension 121.4*53

Vertical tea ceremony style silk mounting. Sumi ink on paper with warm hole, repaired. Mounting good.

Paulownia box

 

Price 150,000円

Pen name: Ishin-ken, Kogetsu. Dharma transmission from Shunso Joshu in Jikou-ji. He practiced Zen under Shunso for more than 20 years. He was the Zen master of Jiko-ji in his age 40 and became the 501st abbot of Myoshin-ji in 1838. He was invited to be the abbot of Shofuku-ji in Kobe in 1841. He rebuilt Shofuku-ji and retired in his age 74 to Jiko-ji.