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ANONYMOUS (PREVIOUSLY ATTRIBUTED TO ZHANG YUEHU, 13TH–14TH CENTURY)
Guanyin
Hanging scroll, ink on silk
102 x 44.5 cm. (40 1/8 x 17 1/2 in.)
One illegible seal, possibly belonged to Yuehu
Inscribed by Kano Tanbi (1840-1893) on the cover of the wooden box attributing the painting by hand of Yuehu
Signed, with one seal of Kano Tanbi on the inside cover
NOTE:
According to the bijutsu kenkyu: the journal of art studies, no. 20, edited by Sokuro Wakimoto in 1933, the Kundaikan Sayu Choki (Tohoku Imperial University Library) recorded in 1559, Yuehu (Zhang Yuehu, 13th Century), was a Daoist monk in the 13th century.
Guanyin paintings attributed to Yuehu are in the collection of Okayama Prefectural Museum of Art and Osaka City Museum of Fine Arts.

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