otagaki rengetsu painting calligraphy poem

Otagaki Rengetsu | Painting

SKU: R1692



Kuebiko is the Shinto deity of knowledge and agriculture, represented in Japanese mythology as a scarecrow who cannot walk but has comprehensive awareness.


at a mountain paddy
in the pouring rain of autumn
a scarecrow
otherwise... no one.


Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875)

Dated 1866

Ink on paper

61.8 x 21.4 cm (24 1/4 x 8 1/2 in.)

Mounting 136.5 x 23.5 cm (53 3/4 x 9 1/4 in.)
Wooden box

Bachmann Eckenstein