Subject:Re: Japanese Scroll Painting - Mountain Landscape
Posted By: I.Nagy Tue, Jun 30, 2020
Inscription on box,
幽溪通仙 - Yukei Tsusen - Quiet valley and *Tsusen
Inscription on label,
曼舟先生 - Manshu sensei - Master Manshu
張良 - Hari yoshi - Good style
Z二十圓売 - 20 Yen selling
赤玉なり - Red bead marked (Red inscription)
Left top marking in a circle、
三越 - Mitsukoshi - name of famous department store
* An old story about a Zen monk called Tsusen who reaching the age of 61 built a retreat in Kyōto's
Higashiyama (Eastern Mountain) district and entertained guests with tea and conversation that fused elements of Zen.
Master Manshu's full name is
Kawamura Manshu 川村曼舟 1880-1942
Kyōto born painter, real name was Ｍanzō. Studied painting under Yamamoto Shunkyo. Fron 1910 served as professor at the Kyōto City Arts and Crafts School. From 1931 was member of Imperial Art Academy.