Good condition, see description
A striking painting in warm autumn colours.Tsuten-Kyo Bridge, Tofuku-Ji Temple (東福寺, Tōfukuji) is a large Zen temple in southeastern Kyoto that is particularly famous for its spectacular autumn colours. The temple was founded in 1236 at the behest of the powerful Fujiwara clan. Its name is a combination of the names of two great temples in Nara that were also associated with the Fujiwara, Todaiji Temple and Kofukuji Temple. Tofukuji has historically been one of the principal Zen temples in Kyoto and is a head temple of one of the schools of the Rinzai sect of Zen Buddhism.
In autumn, people come from all over Japan to see Tofukuji's autumn colours. The most popular view is the Tsutenkyo Bridge, which spans a valley of lush maple trees.
Technique ink and pigments, handpainted on silk. Mounting gold silk with water patterns.
Ichimonji and futai light brown with ornaments. Roller ends bone.
Dimensions 88.2 - 25.6inch or 224 - 65cm. This scroll painting is in good condition, on the roof of the bridge is an inconspicuous thin crack which is not visible to the eye ( see all pictures ).
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