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Kan Tenju (d. 1795) 韓天壽

‘Landscape in Chinese Style’

Hanging scroll, ink on paper
57 x 37.5 cm. (22 1/2 x 14 3/4 in.)

‘A ray of sunlight illumines the well of the immortals, the spring contains the red of peach-blossoms;
How can one know what resides beneath the solitary rocks
if one doesn’t communicate with (the immortals of) Wu-ling?
Kan Tenju.’

Artist’s seals:
Kan Tenju; Kan Dainen; Suishinsai; Ninsei Shouyu; Hitsuho Zouka (‘Nature supplented by the brush’)

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