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Ozeki Sōen 尾関宗園, 1932-

Soen Ozeki (109K) Born in Nara Prefecture in 1932, Soen Ozeki entered the Buddhist priesthood at the age of 18. After graduating from Nara University of Education he wandered as a monk for seven years before becoming a priest at Daitoku-ji Temple, Daisen-in in Kyoto in 1965.

Also known as Ozeki Tōrin 尾関桃林.

Ozeki_Torin_kumomushin (160K) Creator.Personal Name: 尾関宗園, 1932-
Creator.Personal Name: Ozeki Sōen, 1932-
Creator.Role: calligrapher
Title: 雲無心 [cloud undistracted (Buddhist sense)]
Description: hanging scroll; ink on paper; cursive script; signed by the artist; two artist's seals.
Type: Calligraphy—Japanese.
Type: Scroll (Visual work)—Japanese.
Culture: Japanese.
Style.Period: Modern.
Technique: painting.
Material.Medium: ink.
Material.Support: paper.
Measurements: 27.1 x 48.3 in.
Location.Current Repository: private collection, C. J. Campbell (Chicago, Ill.)
Rights: C. J. Campbell.
Record Type: work.
Signature and seal on calligraphy:
Ozeki_Torin_kumomushin_sigseal (111K)
Upper right-hand seal:
Ozeki_Torin_kumomushin_upperseal (81K)
Ozeki_Torin_kumomushin_detail (155K)
Ozeki_Torin_kumomushin_detail2 (131K)

Japanese Calligraphy