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Takayama Shunryo Scroll, Shakyamuni Buddha in Meditation

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Directory: Archives: Regional Art: Asian: Japanese: Pre 1920: Item # 1318514

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A breathtaking Taisho period image of the Buddha in meditation by Takayama Shunryo. It is performed with gold appliqué and brilliant mineral pigments on silk, mounted in a fine mounting of blue cloth ending in bone rollers and enclosed in a kiri-wood box. The scroll is is 21 x 76.5 inches (53.5 x 194 cm) and is in fine condition.
Takayama Shunryo (1886-1921) born in Yamagata, studied under Yamamoto Shunkyo in Kyoto, Exhibited with the Bunten. Helped to establish the Nihon Jiyu Gakkai with Ikeda Keisen and Hayashi Bunto in 1919. Died unexpectedly in 1921 just 35 years old.