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Gassaku album by 11 artists: Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924), Tomomatsu Entai (1895-1973), Takami Kiyôen (born 1865), Ōshima Tessui (1871-1945), Yamanaka Shinten'ô (1823-1885), Shiio Benkiyô,(1876-1971), Himejima Chikugai (1840-1928), Sugi Chiyôu (1835-1920), Ômi Kaidô (1823-1879), Hirose Seison (1819-1884)
Buddhist bunjin
Gassaku album of a collection by Buddhist bunjin from the Meiji, Taishô and early Shôwa years
Signed:
Seals:
Technique: 30 x 26 (36 x 32)
Date: different dates
Box: beige silk shitsu
Condition: very good

20 pages in bronze damask covers:

2. Tomioka Tessai (1837-1924) 富岡鉄斎 - c. 1866
Tessai is considered the last true Nanga painter.
Su Shi (Su Dongpo) (1037-1101) in the rain 蘓子過雨
3. Tomomatsu Entai (1895-1973) 友松円諦 (圓諦)
(A Buddhist scholar and professor from the Jôdô sect. He became Secretary general of the All Japan Buddhist Association in 1954)
5-6 Takami Kiyôen (born 1865) 高見杏園 (Shôwa kinoto-i 1935)
7 Ōshima Tessui(1871-1945)大島徹水 (三来老衲 Sanrai Rônô (微水道人 Tôrumizu Dôjin))
(Buddhist scholar, priest and professor from the Jôdô sect, He taught at the 5th Jôdo school from 1904-1944)
9-10 Yamanaka Shinten'ô (1823-1885) 山中信天翁 
Shinten'ô (Seiitsu) was one of the key figures in the Kyoto literati world.
11 Shiio Benkiyô (1876-1971) 椎尾弁匡
(Buddhist scholar and professor from the Jôdô sect, He became a meber of the House of Representatives in 1928 (and was elected three times).
12 Himejima Chikugai (1840-1928) 姫島竹外 
Before the Meiji restoration Chikugai was a feudal retainer in Fukuoka ready to start a military career with painting as a hobby and became an important Nanga painter later
13-14 Sugi Chiyôu (1835-1920) 杉聴雨 (tsuchinoe-tora 1878)
Samurai Viscount and poet, Connected with Imerial household in the Meiji and Taishô years
A poet and
15-16 Ômi Kaidô(1823-1879) 淡海槐堂 
One of the nationallist rebels involved in the Satsuma rebellion, Imprisoned in 1867
17 Unknown 
19 Hirose Seison (1819-1884) 広瀬青邨 (Mizunoe-saru 1872) 
Confucian scholar and teacher at the (very imoortant) Kangien Academy

Availability: On Request