Kinko Sennin Riding a Giant Carp - Antique Japanese Scroll


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Kinko (Qin Gao) spent the first 200 years of his life painting fish and would never harm or eat them out of respect. He was invited by the Dragon King  to be his guest, so Kinko told his students he would return and rode the fish under the water into the river kingdom. Upon returning he meet Kannon, who gave him a scroll teaching the Buddhist way of protecting all life. Comes with sugi wood box.
  • Ink on Paper
  • Signed/ Seal: " Kano Yusei Kuninobu 狩野祐清邦信
  • Silk Brocade border 
  • 19th Century
  • Dimensions: 
    • Mounting: 32.25" x 52" (width, height)
    • Art: 27.25" x 18.5" (width, height)
  • SKU- S-1047

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