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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 NANTENBÔ

Japan

1839 - 1925


Details


Place where the work was made

Japan


Date

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


Location

Not on display


Accession number

213.1995


Artist information

Nakahara NANTENBÔ

Works in the collection

2


Place

Where the work was made
Japan

Shown in 1 exhibition

Exhibition history


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


Referenced in 1 publication

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