ID No: 11662|
Name: Shunso Joshu
Dates: 1751-1839 Sect: Zen. Rinzai.
Text: Painting of Kabuki dance called Sanba-so. The way he moves hands and legs. Fluttering clothes. If you want to see the ever lasting joy. Watch the Sanba-so dancing. Shunso.
Temple: The Myoshin-ji branch. The 470th abbot of Myoshin-ji. Jikou-ji, Awa,Tokushima. Enpuku-ji, Yawata Kyoto.
*Gyokkan Genshoku. The Myoshin-ji branch. The 477th abbot of Myoshin-ji. Zen master of Kogen-ji in Tokushima prefecture.Myoshin-ji monastery.
Data: Honorific name: Daikankosho Zenji. Pen name: Ryoen-shitsu, Ryuzan-shitsu, Unsho-so. Dharma transmission from Suio Genro who was Dharma heir to Hakuin Zenji. Also practiced Zen under Ranzan in the Kogetsu school and under Tengei, Daikyu and Reigen in the Hakuin school. He was skilled at Zen painting.
*Gyokkan Genshoku (1769-1855) Pen name: Hange-sai, Daikyu. Dharma transmission from Inzan Ien. At beginning he studied Chinese classics, but he noticed he should practice more important thing, sitting Zen. He practiced Zen under Daiun in Hofuku-ji, Gazan in Toki-an and Ranzan in Kogetsu school. After then he trained under Inzan for more than ten years. He returned to Kogen-ji. He taught Chinese classics for beginners, but they were more than 25 years, he ordered to enter the monastery for sitting Zen.
Paper Dimension /cm: 114.8*44
Whole Dimension /cm: 205*47
Style: Vertical silk mounting.Tea ceremony style. Large size od scroll.
PRICE Japanese Yen: 240,000JPY