Otagaki RengetsuTomioka Tessai, In this world, hanging scroll [kakemono] Enlarge 1 /2
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Otagaki Rengetsu

Japan 1791 – 1875

Tomioka Tessai

1836 – 1924

In this world, hanging scroll [kakemono] 1867 Place made: Kyoto, Kinki, Kyoto prefecture, Japan
Creation Notes: Edo period (1603-1868)
Materials & Technique: paintings, ink on paper; calligraphy, painting Support: hanging scroll

Primary Insc: In this world there are certain forms which bring [welcome] thoughts to mind. The eggplant serves as a symbol of happiness.
Secondary Insc: Nun rengetsu 100 year calligraphy collaboration [Rengetsu ni hyakunen sho gassaku] (inscription on box)
Dimensions: image 92.0 h x 20.0 w cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 2005
Accession No: NGA 2005.283