This scroll shows a calligraphy with the meaning "immovable heart". Fudôshin
is the state of equanimity or immovability (literally and methaphorically "immovable spirit" or "immovable heart". In Japanese martial arts, fudôshin
symbolizes the mental dimension of the advanced practitioner.
A powerful kagemono
, with seal and signature
Date: Around 1930 (early Heisei
Length: approx. 185 cm
Width: approx. 45,5 cm
: Handpainted on paper
Material of the endpieces (jikusaki):
Wood - black lacuqer "urushi
Condition: Very good, fresh colours; Slight mould stains at the lower honshi
- however barely visible. Overall a beatiful and remarkable scroll.This image may slightly vary in colour to the original - due to the photo/scan.