A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)

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Lot 3086
A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)

Sold for US$ 64,050 inc. premium

Fine Japanese Works of Art

16 Sep 2009, 14:00 EDT

New York

A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings
Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
Hanging scrolls; ink on paper; comprising works by Hakuin Ekaku (1635-1768) and members of his lineage

Hakuin Ekaku (1635-1768)
The God Tenjin in China
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
Sealed Hakuin, Ekaku no in, and Ryutoku muge
33 ½ x 10in (85 x 25.4cm)
Exhibited: "Treasures of the Orient," San Francisco, 1979

Hakuin Ekaku (1635-1768)
Myogo (Holy Name)
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
Sealed Kokan-i
38 x 10in (96.5 x 25.4cm)

Hakuin Ekaku (1635-1768)
The Sixth Patriarch's Rice Pounder
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
Sealed Hakuin, Ekaku no in, and Kokan-i
19 ¼ x 13in (48.9 x 33cm)

Suio Genro (1717-1789)
Kanzan and Jittoku
Pair of hanging scrolls, ink on paper [2]
Signed Suio with seals Genro Suio and another
36 ¼ x 11in (92.3 x 27.9cm) dimensions of each

Torei Enji (1721-1792)
Wall-gazing Daruma
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
Signed Torei Enji with the clam kao and seals Enji, Torei, and another
25 5/8 x 10 1/2in (65 x 26.7cm)

Gogaku (1730-1799)
The Potato Monk Lazy-san
Hanging sroll, ink on silk
Signed Gogaku sha with seals Gogaku sanjin and another; inscribed by Gasan Jito (1727-1797), signed Gyokurin Gasan and dated in accordance with 1787, with seals Rinzai Shogen, Jito no in and Gasan
38 7/8 x 13in (98.7 x 33cm)

Gako (Tengen Chiben, 1737-1805)
Monastic Name 'Tomei'
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
Sealed Chiben no in, Tengen and another
36 x 9 5/8in (91.5 x 24.5cm)

Kogan Gengei (1748-1821)
Zen Bull/Enso
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
Sealed Gengei, Kogan, and Totsu saisai
34 ¾ x 10 1/4in (88.3 x26cm)

Takuju Kosen (1760-1833)
Mind Follows Myriad Circumstances Revolve
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
Signed Zen Hanazono Takuju Sealed Kosen no in, Takuju, and another
37 ½ x 11 1/4in (95.2 x 28.6cm)

Sozan Genkyo (1799-1868)
Sambaso Dancer
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
Signed Zen Hanazono Sozanso with seals Sozan, Genkyo no in and another
53 3/8 x 12 3/8in (135.6 x 31.4)

Tsu'o Sotetsu (1801-1854)
Tea Kettle
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
Signed Tsuo [] with kao and seals Shinteiki, Anso suibin, and Taiyo Ten'i
39 3/8 x 11 /34in (100 x 29.8cm)

Kokai Jiko (1810-1874)
Daruma
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
Signed Zen Nanzn[ji] [Ji]ko Kokai with seals Jigen itteki, Jiko, Kokai donin, and another
43 x 12 1/8in (109.2 x 30.5cm)

Nakahara Nantenbo (1839-1925)
Zen Staff
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
Signed Nanajusai Nantenbo (70-year old Nantembo) with kao and seals Nantembo, Zenchu no in, and another
58 5/8 x 14 3/4in (148.9 x 37.4cm)

Each together with a wooden tomobako.


Note: translations by John Stevens available upon request.

A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
A Collection of Fourteen Zen Paintings Various Artists (17th-20th Century)
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