“Traveler with Staff in Landscape” 1777
Hanging scroll, ink on satin
145.0 x 37.3 cm. (57 x 14 5/8 in.)
“Painted after the model of Zhang Ershui by Ko Mohyo during mid-autumn of the year 1777, the sixth of the Anei reign-era.”
“A temple in pines appears in distant clouds,
floating in the blue-green mist;
A water-course in Spring
flows around the temple.
I suspect this ghee (of the highest stage of Enlightenment),
Is part of Vulture Peak (where the Buddha preached);
Entering this heaven Sweet Dew
fills the fragrant shore.
This was written in response to a request from The Master of the Suishin Studio (Kan Ten-ju) that I inscribe this again beneath a window the Fuyo Study. During the third lunar month of the year 1781 in the Tenmei era, Gen Mohyo from Kai (now Yamanashi prefecture).” Seals: Mo; hyo; Inryo-en shoga zo no in; Kantan –kyo