201 x 44.1 cms (mounting) 124.2 x 32.6 cms (painting)
79 x 17 inch (mounting) 49 x 13 inch (painting)
sumi on paper
Fine overall condition; wooden box
Nantenb˘ is to be found in all books about Japanese Zen painting. The calligraphy reads (from top to bottom):一鳥不鳴山更幽: Itch˘ na yama sara-ni yu-nari: The lone bird makes no cry, mountains are yet more mysterious.