Sengai is the most celebrated of the late-Edo Period Zen artist-priests.
Wake up in daytime, play harp and brush works.
Outside surrounded by blue mountains with snow, moon and flowers.
Raise eyebrows to see flowers.
Wind blows up and tear the monk's stole.
Sengai Gibon (1750-1837)
Landscape painting with poem
Ink on paper
74.9 x 16.6 cm (29 1/2 x 7 3/4 in.)
Mounting 157x 28.5 cm (81 3/4 x 11 1/4 in.)