Order Item: 山岡鉄舟 Yamaoka Tesshu (1836-1888) Japanese antique art kakejiku kakemono wall hanging scroll / 山水開精舎 琴書常自楽 A546


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Order Item: 山岡鉄舟 Yamaoka Tesshu (1836-1888) Japanese antique art kakejiku kakemono wall hanging scroll / 山水開精舎 琴書常自楽 A546

山水開精舎 琴書常自楽

Building a hall in the mountains and enjoying life playing the zither (Koto) and reading calligraphy. 

Signature: 鉄舟 Tessshu
Seal: 藤原高歩 Fujiwara Takayuki 號鉄舟 Go Tesshu

山岡鉄舟 Yamaoka Tesshu (1836-1888)
A famous samurai of the Bakumatsu period, who played an important role in the Meiji Restoration. The founder of the Itto Shoden Muto-ryu school of swordsmanship. Brother-in-law of Takahashi Deishu. Together with Katsu Kaishu and Takahashi Deishu, he is known as one of the Three Shu (Sanshu) of the Bakumatsu Period. During the Boshin War, he met Saigo Takamori as an emissary of Katsu Kaishu and paved the way for the opening of Edo Castle. He mastered the three arts of swordsmanship, Zen, and calligraphy. It is said that he wrote a million sheets of calligraphy during his lifetime because he never refused to write if people asked him to.

Whole dimensions: 32.3" W x 83.8" H / 82.2cm x 213cm
Inside dimensions: 24.2" W x 52.2" H / 61.5cm x 132.7cm

Material: Paper
Technique: Handpainted
Roller ends: Bone (DAMAGE)
Weight: 580g


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