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All Items : Antiques : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1900 item #1386152 (stock #6155)
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Scroll painting a squirrel in the Chinese juniper is painted with ink and color on silk.
Signed artist name "Renzan Gantoku” and sealed.
Kishi Renzan (1804 - 1859) was born in Kyoto and studied under Ganku.
His artistic talent led him to succeed to Kishi school as adopted son of Ganku.
Ganku (1749 - 1838) is the founder of Kishi school and particularly known for his picture of tiger.

Measurements : 46.06” x 12.01” (117 x 30.5 cm).
Painted area : 10.24” ...
All Items : Vintage Arts : Regional Art : Asian : Japanese : Paintings : Pre 1980 item #1385483 (stock #6154)
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Japanese Buddhist Zen scroll painting Enso with calligraphy, “Muichimotsu”, by Kobayashi Taigen (b 1938, Zen monk). Ink on paper.
Taigen is the head priest of the Obai-in sub-temple of Daitokuji.
The Enso (Zen circle) is a symbol of complete spiritual enlightenment and true mind.
Muichimotsu means nothing, aloof from both dimensions of existence and nothing.

The work : H 15.75” x W 21.06” (40 x 53.5 cm)
Mounting: H 52.36” x W 22.05” (133 x 56 cm)