[SENGAI GIBON (1750-1837), WIND BLOWN BAMBOO. HANGING SCROLL, INK ON PAPER, WITH A SENGAI SEAL, MOUNTED ON BROCADE]
Kakemono, encre sur papier, signé avec un cachet Sengai, boite en bois
Sengai was from Mino province. He studied for 13 years with the Zen master Gessen zenji from whom, it is belived, he learned paintings. HE later became the 123 (rd) abbot (1790-1811) in Shofuku-ji in Hakata but he was known with friendly unpretentious personality.