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Title

Calligraphy: "Transfer from poor life (iron) to rich life (gold) is smooth, transfer from rich life (gold) to poor life (iron) is rough."

1919

Artist

Nakahara Nantenbō

Japan

1839 – 1925

Alternate 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 Nantenbō
Alternate 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 Nantenbō
Alternate 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 Nantenbō
  • Details

    Place where the work was made
    Japan
    Period
    Taishô period 1912 - 1926 → Japan
    Date
    1919
    Media categories
    Scroll , 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
    Location
    Lower Asian gallery
    Accession number
    213.1995
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Nakahara Nantenbō

    Works in the collection

    2

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  • Places

    Where the work was made

    Japan

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 2 exhibitions

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

    • Elemental, Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, 30 Jul 2022–2024

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 1 publication

  • Provenance

    Toyobi Far Eastern Art, New York, pre Jun 1995, United States of America, purchased by the Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney, June 1995.

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