|Yoshitsugu Haizan (1846-1915)|
Hanaire, vase - Ume hana, plumblossomSigned: Haizan, Tsuna Tokusei (especially made)
Technique: Aritayaki sometsuke, porcelain with a cobalt blue underglaze decoration from Arita. Ø 14.5 x 36.3
Date: on a autumn day in 1914
有田焼染付 Aritayaki sometsuke
The inscription reads: 妙在天心落墨世 Myôzai tenshin rakubokuse,
The subtlety in painting can only be grasped out of one self.
Haizan was the son of a minor Nanga painter from Fukuoka, Kyûshû. In his early years he studied calligraphy with Hirose Tansô (1782-1856). In Kyoto he became a pupil of Nakanishi Kôseki (1807-1884). In 1871 he injured his right hand and only could use his left and called him self Hidaraite (left hand). In 1878 he went to China to study painting.
Roberts p. 204
Araki p. 1521
Hempel '98 p. 163
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