"Ryu" is often called "dragon", but it is different from the drafon of the Occident. Japanese dragon "Ryu" is one of the God by the mix of the snake god.
So, Japanese dragon has been worhipped by people. At the 9th century, there was the anecdote in Sinsen en, the great pond near actual Nijo castle.
At tha time, people suffered from the drought, Kukai high priest of ShingonBuddhismprayed and called one of the god of dragon to make it rain.
So, Japanese dragon the symbol of fortune which brings mercy and happiness for the people.
【About the serie of Calligraphy scroll】
All serie of Calligraphy scrolls are hand writing by Kofude Ougai, a Calligrapher from Kyoto.
The images on this website are some examples of her works.
All Calligraphy scrolls are directly handwriting by Kofude Ougai, each work has each feature.
Please note that the Calligraphy you ordered should be slightly different from the images on the website.
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【PROFILE of Kofude Ougai】
Born and raised in Kyoto
At the age five study under Calligrapher
At the age Seven study under Modern Artist Shingai Tanaka
President of Calligraphy Calsses ""BOKUSHINN SHOGEI""
Kurama, Nishigamo, Jyodoji of Kyoto, Japan
Classes in Overseas;
Lyon, Bourg-Argental in France, Helsinki in Finland
1995 Exhibit at"Kyoto no Sho"in FRANCE (LYON)
1996 Exhibit at"Japanese Art Exhibition"in FRANCE (LYON)
2002 Exhibit at "Calligraphy Selection Exhibition"in CZECH (PRAGUE)
2006 Exhibit at "Chinese Japanese Exchange Exhibition"in China
2011 Exhibit at "Calligraphe de Kyoto"in FRANCE (LYON)
2012 Private Exhibition "Conscience" in FRANCE (LOIRE)
2013 Exhibit at "50th Anniversary of Partner City between
Cologne and Kyoto"in Germany
2010 Exhibit at "Parent & Child Exhibition" in Kyoto
2014 Private Exhibition at "Ommage" in Kyoto, Hounen-temple
2014 Part-time Lecturer at Management Department of Momoyama Gakuin University
2015- Designer for the poster of Kyoto Pink Ribbon
Annual Event: "Commemoration of the Buddha's Birthday and the Virtues of Budda"
By BOKUSHIN Calligraphy
Other: Exhibitor, Presenter, Performer, Logo Designer
・Material/ Calligraphy part and mounting：Washi paper , Bottom dowell：Plastic
・Size/ Hanging scroll：30×92×2.5cm , Outer box：5.7×31×4.8cm
・Weight/ 200 g
・Made in Japan