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Tanaka Hakuin (1866-1934) & Hakuun, ..
Momokata Kashibashi, peach shaped bowl
Signed: Hakuin Shujin sha
Seals: Hakuun
Technique: Kyoyaki, greyish and pink crackled pottery from Kyoto, with a black tetsu-e iron oxide underglaze decoration Ø 19 x 8,7
Box: Signed by Hakuun
Condition: fine

The inscription reads: 松齡鶴寿 Shôrei Kakuju, Pines are aged and cranes are old.

Hakuin was born in Suruga Province (present Shizuoka Prefecture). In 1883, when he was 17 years old, he went to Kyoto where he became a student of the Nanga style painter Tanomura Chokunyû (1814-1907). Until his marriage in 1900 he was known as Tanomura Hakuin, but then took the family name of his wife Tanaka.

Hakuin established a private painting school in Kyoto and later in Hofu city in Yamaguchi Prefecture. He had many pupils.

Aburai p. 243
Araki p. 1466

Availability: On Request