Kobiki Bankoku | Calligraphy with crab
A literati painter from Hoki in Tottori Prefecture, who studied in Kyoto with Okada Hanko.
"Zen is like water which flows in 100 ways. Hokushu-zen nor Nanshu-zen did stay. Zen talks are sacred and hard to reach the spirit. Thus Confucius is eminent." Rokuhaku (i.e. Nishimura Shigeki 1828-1902). Koshige sanjin (i.e. Kobiki Bankoku). - Mounting signed Shunsui.
Kobiki Bankoku (1807-1885)
Ink and color on paper
138 x 34 cm (54 1/4 x 13 1/2 in.)
Mounting 199 x 48 cm (78 1/4 x 19 in.)