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; Kan Dainen; Suishinsai; Ninsei Shouyu; Hitsuho Zouka (‘Nature supplented by the brush’)