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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

BATHHOUSE by Yueshan Daozong (Jp. Essan or Etsuzan Dōshū)

BATHHOUSE by Yueshan Daozong (Jp. Essan or Etsuzan Dōshū)

Bathhouse Yueshan Daozong 悦山道宗 (Jp. Essan or Etsuzan Dōshū, 1629-1709) Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Hanging scroll, ink on paper 40 cm x 86.5 cm, 102 cm x 99.3 cm (mounted) Collection of Harald Conrad 浴室 Bathhouse Original calligraphy brushed as a template (gakuji...
CLOUDS by Wuxin Xingjue (Jp. Mushin Shōkaku)

CLOUDS by Wuxin Xingjue (Jp. Mushin Shōkaku)

Clouds Wuxin Xingjue 無心性覚 (Jp. Mushin Shōkaku, 1613- 1671) Japan, Edo period (1615-1868) Temple signboard, lacquer and gold on wood 27.8 cm x 54.5 cm, 40 cm x 66.5 cm (outer frame) Collection of Harald Conrad 雲邊木馬飛如電 海底泥牛吼似雷 A wooden horse flashes through the clouds,...

OBAKUSAN TEMPLE IN UJI by Kawase Hasui

Click here for image 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...

LOTUS FLOWER HALL by Duzhan Xingying (Jp. Dokutan Shōkei)

Click here for image Lotus Flower Hall, 1704 Calligrapher: Duzhan Xingying 獨湛性瑩 (Jp. Dokutan Shōkei, 1628-1706) Inscribed and dated on the reverse by Ikka Genkai 乙華元開 (active c. 1704) Japan, Edo period (1615–1868) Temple signboard, ink, color, gold leaf, wood 66 x...