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Hashimoto Dokuzan (1869-1938)
Zenga
Bamboo
Signed: Daichinsô giboku
Seals: Daichin
Technique: sumi on silk 127.5 x 33.2
Date: July 1936
Mounting: beige brocade
195 x 47.2
Box: signed double
Condition: fine

Dokuzan was born in Niigata. He studied Zen under Gazan Shôtei (1853-1900) from who he received his inka, certification of enlightenment. While practicing Zen at the Tenryû-ji under Ryôen Genseki (1842-1918), at the same time he studied painting with Tomioka Tessai (1836-1924) .
In 1900 he became the abbot of Rokuô-in. He was invited to be Zen master of Nanshu-ji monastery in Sakai, Osaka in 1910 Dokuzan became 128th generation kanchô, superintendent, of the Shôkoku-ji branch in 1911. He retired to Rinko-in in 1921, but in 1927 he founded the Nan'en-ji in Tottori Prefecture.

Reference:
Shôtenkaku bijutsukan 1988
Moog p. 82

Price: EUR 1,000 / USD 1,110