Otagaki Rengetsu | Painting

 

Screen Shot 2018-03-11 at 9.25.06 AM

Kuebiko is the Shinto deity of knowledge and agriculture, represented in Japanese mythology as a scarecrow who cannot walk but has comprehensive awareness.

Dusk
at a mountain paddy
in the pouring rain of autumn
a scarecrow
otherwise… no one.

Otagaki Rengetsu (1791-1875)

Dated 1866

Ink on paper

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s