Tanaka Hoji

Tanaka Hoji

Tanaka Hoji, (1813-1885)

Fudo Myoo

hanging scroll, ink and color on silk; signed Seisei Hoji Sha with artist's seal Kagetsu

painting: 41 3/8 by 14 1/8 in.
105 by 36 cm
overall: 70 1/8 by 15 3/8 in.
178 by 39 cm

Accompanied by an original wood storage box, with lid inscription Fudo Myoo sonei ippuku (portrait of Fudo Myoo), Koshu Kashiwao-yama jubutsu (property of Kashiwao Mountain, Koshu Province), Koseno Kanaoka no zu (painting after Koseno Kanaoka), and signed Seisei Rihaku Hoji haisha with artist's seal Keikyo

According to the inscription on the lid, this painting is copied after a portrait of Fudo Myoo which was in the collection of Daizenji Temple, Koshu Province (Yamanashi Prefecture). The original painting was attributed to Koseno Kanaoka, a legendary 10th century painter.

price: contact Scholten

Tanaka Hoji

Tanaka Hoji
signature and seal


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