The master of every situation! (signed) Bokuo. This is a saying of the Chinese Zen Master Rinzai; the second half of the verse goes, 'Truth is where you are standing.' The priest-artist, Seki Bokuo (1903-1991), was the abbot of Rinzai Zen temple, Tenryu-ji, in Kyoto. He is well-known for these "red-hooded Daruma" paintings.
Age: Taisho - Showa 20th century.
Size: 9-5/8 x 10-7/8 inches.
Media: Ink on paper.
This work of art is currently framed