Tuesday, November 13, 2012

BASHO - in Ink, Wood, Bronze & Stone

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Basho in Paintings





        Basho Painting Bamboo - Sugiyama Sanpu (1647 - 1732)
http://madsilence.wordpress.com/2009/08/12/the-art-of-the-haiku/



Basho Riding a Horse by Sugiyama Sanpu




Basho on The Narrow Road to the Interior



BASHO by Yosa Buson (1716 - 1784)





                                     Basho Ogina by Buson




Basho and Sora 1




Basho and Sora 2




Basho and Sora 3




Sora following Basho in Okuno Hosomichi Emaki - Yosa Buson



Basho Under the Banana Tree 



                                                             BASHO by Katsushika Hokusai (1760 - 1849)

  


                      BASHO by Kinkoku, c. 1820


Matsuo Basho (artist unknown)




Matsuo Basho by Watanabe Kazan 1793-1841
(in the British Museum Collection)




                          Matsuo Basho by Sugiyama Sanpu


Basho by Kinkoku Yokoi  
Edo Period (1761 - 1832)
Ink and color on silk - 1814





Hanging scroll depicting the poem "Tabi No Sora" (A Traveller's Sky)
by Nishio Shiho



                                        Basho




Basho Meets Two Travelers
by Tsukioka Yoshitoshi (1839 - 1892)



        Basho of 100 Haiku Poets






Basho and Sora painting on a wall in Senju, where their journey began







Here is a version of the above prints with the text bleed-through removed:








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    Basho's Altar

Basho Memorial Hall, Kyoto 





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          Basho Wood Carving by Ran-koo






A Clay Doll of Basho from Iga Ueno




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Statues of Basho
Along the Narrow Road



Haisei-den - Hall of the Haikai Saint at Iga Ueno
(built inside Ueno-koen Park in 1942)





1. Basho at the start of his journey - Tokyo
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2. Basho at Senju: the Entrance into the Narrow Road to Oku





Basho - Facing the Sumida River, Tokyo




3. Basho at Soka, Saitama Prefecture




Basho at Soka (from the panoramic view)





7. Basho and Sora - Basho Museum at Kurobane, Nasu, Tochigi Prefecture




7. Basho on Horseback - Basho Museum at Kurobane, Nasu Tochigi Prefecture




23. Basho bronze at Chuson-ji Temple, Hiraizumi, Iwate Prefecture





23. Detail of the bronze Basho, Hiraizumi, Iwate Prefecture




Statues at Shinju, Yamagata




A bronze Basho in Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture




Full view of the bronze Basho at Otsu City, Shiga Prefecture




Basho at the village of Tendo Mura






A bronze Basho in Yamadera, Yamagata Prefecture




42. A bronze of Basho at Kehi Jingu, Ironohama Beach, Kanegasaki Prefecture




Basho's Arrival at Ogaki, Gifu Prefecture
photo by Shikabane Taro



43. Basho's Arrival in Ogaki, Gifu Prefecture




43. Basho's Arrival in Ogaki, Gifu Prefecture



After Bashō’s death in Ōsaka in 1694, his disciples carried his remains to Gichūji, a small temple on the southern shore of Lake Biwa, where the poet requested that he be buried. His tomb is located in the courtyard garden.



Basho's Grave at Gichuji Temple, Shiga Prefecture






A Smiling Matsuo Basho (unknown location)