Help on Artwork

Discussion in 'Translations' started by socky, Jul 21, 2018.

  1. Toritoribe

    Toritoribe 禁漁期
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    Too many at one time. Are those for your business?
     
  2. socky

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    I bought them at an estate sale..
     
  3. thomas

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    Lucky catch! :emoji_smile:
     
  4. socky

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    Sorry for posting so many. Can I remove it?
     
  5. thomas

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    No need to delete them, but I would suggest starting one thread per artwork / topic. That would probably facilitate answering your questions.
     
  6. Toritoribe

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    #1
    The seal is the name of a temple 圓満院門跡 Enman-in monzeki Enman-in Temple.
    Enman-in Temple | English

    #4
    The picture is up side down.

    #6
    It represents a four character proverb 吾唯足知 Ware tada Taru wo shiru I know only satisfaction, well-known as a tsukubai in Ryōan-ji temple.
    Ryōan-ji - Wikipedia

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    The title of the picture is 梅香抱春 Baikahōshun The fragrance of Japanese apricot embraces spring.

    #10
    That's a romaji signature. The picture is rotated 90 degrees to the right.

    #13
    壬申正月
    龍介題
    January, 1992 (or 1932)
    Titled by Ryūsuke (a male given name)
     
  7. socky

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    Thank you very much. I will be posting them individually in separate post with full pictures.
     

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