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An image of Calligraphy: "Transfer from poor life (iron) to rich life (gold) is smooth, transfer from rich life (gold) to poor life (iron) is rough." by Nakahara NANTENBÔ

Nakahara NANTENBÔ

(Japan 1839 – 1925)

Title
Calligraphy: "Transfer from poor life (iron) to rich life (gold) is smooth, transfer from rich life (gold) to poor life (iron) is rough."
Place of origin
Japan
Period
Taishô period 1912 - 1926 → Japan
Year
1919
Media category
Calligraphy
Materials used
hanging scroll; ink on paper
Dimensions

143.5 x 44.5 cm 211.0 x 59.0 x 64.5 cm scroll

Signature & date
Signed l.r., in Japanese, inscribed in ink "...Nantenbo Toshu [two artist's seals] ". Not dated.
Credit
Purchased 1995
Accession number
213.1995
Location
Not on display
Bibliography (1)

Jackie Menzies, Art of the Brush - Chinese & Japanese painting calligraphy, Sydney, 1995, 18.

Exhibition history (1)

Art of the brush, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Sep 1995–12 Nov 1995