Description The five characters read Seki sen so so gotoshi fu u: "Water gushes from the spring--like wind driving rain." The idea seems to be that we should strive to be as fresh and powerful. Nukina Kaioku was considered one of the three greatest calligraphers of the late Edo period.
|12/01/1993||Examination||examined for exhibition|
|6/01/1996||Examination||examined for condition|
Provenance Ishinosuke Mizutani, Oriental Art Sekisen, Kyoto [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1986, by purchase.
Inscriptions [Transliteration] Seki sen so so gotoshi fu u; [Translation] Water gushes from the spring--like wind driving rain; [Signature] Shuo [also read "Suo]; [Seal] Tekisho; [Seal] Kunmo; [Seal] Upper right: Kanbokurin
Credit Museum purchase with funds provided by the Ambassador and Mrs. William J. Sebald Fund, 1986
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