Calligraphy: "Transfer from poor life (iron) to rich life (gold) is smooth, transfer from rich life (gold) to poor life (iron) is rough."
1839 - 1925
Place where the work was made
Taishô period 1912 - 1926 → Japan
hanging scroll; ink on paper
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.
Not on display
Where the work was made
Shown in 1 exhibition
Art of the brush, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 23 Sep 1995–12 Nov 1995
Referenced in 1 publication
Jackie Menzies, Art of the Brush - Chinese & Japanese painting calligraphy, Sydney, 1995, 18.