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Armoured Warrior / Masuda Shunkō - Musha
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- Masuda Shunkō
A Japanese-style painter. In 1932, born in Osaka. Member of the Shunkō Bijutsu-in. A frequent prize winner. Specialized in landscape paintings and bird-and-flower painting.
- 605mm x 1920mm
- Roller End Material
- Red Plastic
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- Sold out
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- In stock
The Japanese have a custom of holding a variety of events praying for the healthy growth of boys on the day of “Tango-no-sekku.” This is on May 5 and is a national holiday called “Children’s Day.” In a few regions, it is celebrated on June 5th, following the old lunar calendar.
The “kakejiku” (hanging scroll) of a “musha” (armoured warrior) painting is often displayed in a “tokonoma” (alcove). This is because parents and grandparents hope that the male child will be strong like a musha.
This is a painting of a musha by Masuda Shunkō. The depictions of splendid armour, a lively black horse, and strong pine trees are designed to make the musha appear stronger to the viewer. This is a work which we would really like to display on the day of Tango-no-sekku.