RYUJIN – Japanese hanging scroll of Dragon God (Dealer: titcoRet) – The calligraphy of single Chinese character of ‘Ryu’ (Dragon) which stands for ‘Ryujin’ (Dragon god) in ‘Shugendo’ (Japanese mountain asceticism-shamanism incorporating Shinto and Buddhist concepts), drawn with a single stroke of the brush as an art form of calligraphy called ‘Ippitsugaki’, as a spiritually bold move with no hesitation. Showa period, 1940s. Aged deterioration with stain, bend, hole, and etc. as seen.
Mounting: approx. 166 x 40.5cm (65.35 x 15.94in) / Paper: approx. 108 x 29cm (42.51 x 11.41in)
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