Nanyuan Xingpai 南源性派 (Jp. Nangen Shōha, 1631-
Japan, Edo period (1615-1868)
Hanging scroll, ink on paper
28.2 cm x 60.5 cm, 114.5 cm x 63 cm (mounted)
Collection of Harald Conrad
Following the decree of the Great Deity of the Eastern Peak (Cangdi),
The spring mountains gain fresh colors.
Gazing into the distance from our pavilion, the clouds return at dusk.
Two cranes arrive to attend the master’s evening lecture.
—trans. Harald Conrad