Subject:Re: Unusual signed Japanese black bamboo print with seal
Posted By: I.Nagy Sun, Sep 19, 2021
It is Chinese,
This thin sheet is a rubbing from stone slab.
漢夫子雨竹 - Hanfuzi, Rain and Bamboo (Title of painting)
I don't thank to the crown prince for his own name.....
漢關夫子雨竹 - Han Guanfuzi, Rain and Bamboo
傳潤亭 - Furunting (Publisher or Seller)
Hanfuzi and Han Guanfuzi are the names of Guan Yu 關羽 the famous military general from the Three Kingdoms period.
It is said that this picture was originally painted by him. Later it was carved into stone and found during the Ming Dynasty. Then several copies were made from this original, so this rubbing could have been made from one of these copied engravings.