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Celebrating the Legacy of Yinyuan Longqi (Ingen Ryuki) and the Art of Ōbaku

Celebrating the Legacy of Yinyuan Longqi (Ingen Ryuki) and the Art of Ōbaku

OBAKUSAN TEMPLE IN UJI by Kawase Hasui

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Ōbakusan Temple in Uji, 20th century
Kawase Hasui 川瀬巴水 (1883–1957)
Japan, 20th century
Watercolors on paper
55.4 × 41.0 cm
Art Institute of Chicago, Bruce Goff Archive, gift of Shin’enkan, Inc., 1990.607.350
Photo Credit: The Art Institute of Chicago / Art Resource, NY
Artist: Kawase Hasui (1883-1957) © Copyright estate of the artist

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This print faithfully represents the side entrance to Shōindō (松隱堂), the subtemple near the Founder's Hall of Manpukuji where Yinyuan retired after serving as founding abbot. The characters to the lower right are 宇治黄檗の雨後 (Obaku temple in Uji, after the rain).