Etsuzan Joshu (1629-1709)<BR />Bodhidharma crossing the Yangtze on a reed
Lot 1620
Etsuzan Joshu (1629-1709)
Bodhidharma crossing the Yangtze on a reed
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Etsuzan Joshu (1629-1709)
Bodhidharma crossing the Yangtze on a reed
Hanging scroll, ink and light color on paper; depicting the first Zen patriarch riding atop churning waves, a sutra scroll clutched in one hand, with a five line inscription above signed Jifuku'in Etsuzan kinga (Reverently painted by Etsuzan of the Jifuku'in (sub-temple]) with two seals.
48 1/4 x 19in (122.5 x 48.3cm)

Footnotes

  • Etsuzan was the 7th chief abbot of Manpuku-ji, headquarters temple of the Obaku sect in Japan. Born in China in 1629, Etsuzan came to Nagasaki in 1657, thereafter founding the Jifuku'in subtemple at Manpukuji. He was appointed chief abbot of the temple in 1705, but retired due to illness in 1707 and died two years later at the age of 80.
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