ID No: 12000
Name: Shodo Eko
Birth and Death: 1741-1819
Section: Zen. Rinzai
Temple: The Tofuku-ji branch. The 11th abbot of Joei-ji in Yamaguchi.
Text: The highest summit Kacho of the Tendai mountain soars. The stone bridge locates in the high place of the Nangaku mountain. Painted by Rakuho.
Style: Vertical paper mounting. Pair scrolls style.
Condition: Paper fine. Mounting good.
Whole dimension: 186*35.5 Paper dimension: 120*80
Box: Paulownia, pair stored box.
Pen name: Zoroku, Donku. Dharma transmission from Tengei Eken, also practiced Zen under Daikyu Ebo and Gessen Zen’ne. He became the 11th abbot of Joei-ji, Yamaguchi prefecture. In 1798, he was invited to be the Zen master for the memorial service for the 550th anniversary of Bujun Shihan who was the funder of Tofuku-ji.