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The scientist Temmangû
This scroll shows the leader of the Sugawara family and great academic Temmangû (posthum) who is said to have  been the first academic of the Japanese empire. Due to defamation of the Fujiwara family, Michizane felt in disgrace and was exiled to Kyûshû. 20 years after his death he was rehabilitated and given divine honour.

Honshi: Handpainted on paper
Artist: Unknown, however with seal.
Datee: Around 1950 (Mid Shôwa)
Length: approx. 197 cm
Width: approx. 45 cm
Material chûmawashi: Paper
Material honshi: Paper
Material ichimonji: Brocade silk
Material tenchi: Paper
Material of the endpieces (jikubô): Wood - Black lacquer with mon
Condition: Good. Fresh colours; honshi darkened due to its age. Little water spains at the right bottom of the honshi which, however, are barely visible. Slight spots due to its age and some small crease marks.
Overall a beautiful and colourful scroll.

This image may slightly vary in colour to the original - due to the photo/scan.
Article no.: 70076
approx. 500 grams
Quantity:  St
69.00 €
incl. VAT, additionally shipping