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Gemp˘, S˘han (1848 - 1922)

Mempeki Daruma (面壁達摩) - Wall-facing Daruma

Signed:Kensho
Sealed:unread
Date:ca 1900?
Size:114.5 x 42.4 cms (mounting)
27 x 39.5 cms (painting)

45 x 17 inch (mounting)
11 x 16 inch (painting)
Technique:sumi on paper
Condition:Chűberi (middle part) of moss-green silk, top and bottom of light-brown silk. brown silk brocade ichimonji and futai, brown wooden rollers. Fitted wooden box. Very good/fine overall condition. The sumi very thin and transparently applied.
A certificate by Stephen Addiss accompanies this painting. He has translated the calligraphy as follows: "Daruma faces the wall in meditation, behind him the flowers of spring".
Price:375 Euro

Literature:For a similar depiction of Daruma see Stephen Addiss The Art of Twentieth-century Zen, chapter 4 and the illustration on p. 89. "Wall-gazing Daruma" is also referred to as "One-stroke Daruma" or "Ipputsutsu Daruma".
Signature: See signature
Mounting: See mounting

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